Linah is a married woman with two children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that neither has electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are school fees and food for the family.
For the past five years, she has operated a shop kiosk business, selling to her neighbors and passersby. She mentioned price fluctuation as her major challenge. She dreams of establishing a wholesale shop in the future.
With the Kshs 40,000 she wants to purchase groundnuts, salt, bread, milk, soft drinks, rice, sugar, beans, and sweets 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.