Mariam is married with three school-going children. They live in a rental house that has electricity but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are school fees and food for the family.
Mariam has operated a business selling clothes for the past 2 years. She sells clothes in a shop to her town dwellers, passersby, and neighbors. She faces a major challenge of inflation in her business.
With the 40,000 KES she wants to purchase bales of clothes for resale. 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.