Christine is married and has one child who attends school. She lives in a rental house that has electricity but has no piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is school fees for her children.
For the past year, she has operated a bodaboda (motorcycle) transport business. Her potential customers are town dwellers. She cites the high cost of maintenance as being her major challenge. With the 25,000 KES, she wants to purchase spare parts and paint her motorcycle.
She joined Yehu to access loans to improve her living standards.
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.