Peter is a widowed man and with five children, two who attend school and the rest adults. He owns a house that neither has electricity nor piped water.
Peter has operated a cafe business making staples like rice, tea, beans, chapati (flat bread) for sale to passers-by and neighbours. He cited seasonality as a major challenge.
With the Kshs 50,000, he wants to purchase stock of goods, maize flour, wheat flour, rice and drinks for the business. He joined Yehu to get financial support.
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.