Charity is a married woman; she has children, all of whom attend school. Charity owns a house but it does not have electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees for her kids.
Charity sells potatoes, vegetables and charcoal from home to neighbors and passersby. She faces stiff competition from other retail operators in her business.
With the Kshs 50,000 loan Charity wants to purchase sacks of charcoal, green vegetables and potatoes 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.