Monica sells cows at the market to earn a living. She has been engaged in her business for the past two years. She reports that her main business challenge has been unstable market prices.
She and her husband have a baby and four children. All four children attend school. The family lives in a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Their greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.
Monica joined Yehu in order to gain access to funds for her business. She is requesting a loan in the amount of 50,000 KES to purchase cows to offer for sale.
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.