Fatuma is a married woman with two children, one in school and one younger. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.
For over two years, she has operated a fruits and vegetables stall business, selling to her neighbors and passersby from her home. She faces a major challenge of seasonality in her place of operation. She dreams of establishing a grocery store in the future.
With the loan of 20,000 KES, she wants to purchase stock of green vegetables, fruits, tomatoes, potatoes and onions. 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.