Mary is a hardworking and enterprising woman who is married and has five children. One is in school and four are adults. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
For the past 20 years, she has practiced farming, growing various crops such as vegetables and tomatoes. She faces a major challenge of seasonality in her business.
With the KES 20,000 she wants to purchase seeds and pesticide for her business. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her 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.