Akiba is married with one child who is underage. They live at their own house that neither has electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family. Akiba has operated a fruit and vegetable stall for the past year. She sells from home to her neighbors. She dreams of establishing a mini green grocer in the future.
With the KES 20,000 she wants to purchase bales of green vegetables, onions, potatoes, and tomatoes for resale. She decided to join 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.