Cicilia is married and has seven children all of whom attend school. She owns a house that neither has electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees for her kids.
For the past four years, she has owned a food stall business, where neighbours and town dwellers are her potential customers.
With the Kshs 20,000 she wants to purchase stock of goods like sugar, rice, maize and wheat flour and cooking fat for sale. She dreams of expanding to a modern shop for the business.
About Yehu Microfinance Trust
This loan is administered by Yehu Microfinance Trust, which was founded in 1998 as a project of CHOICE Humanitarian Kenya. In July 2007, Yehu became a separate entity from CHOICE and was registered as a trust. Since then, Yehu has expanded to cover over half of Kenya’s 13 coastal districts.