Salome is a widow with two children. She owns a house that has electricity but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.
She operates a food-making business, making consumables like beans and chapatti (flat bread) for sale to passersby and neighbors. With the KES 25,000, she wants to purchase food items such as wheat flour, cooking oil, sugar and beans. She dreams of expanding her business to earn more income and establish a restaurant in the near future.
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.