Irene is a married woman with children, all of whom attend school. She lives in her own house that has electricity and piped water.
She has operated a retail business for the past two years, selling household consumables like wheat flour, maize flour, and sugar. She faces a major challenge of seasonality in her business.
With the loan she is requesting, she wants to purchase sugar, rice, maize flour, and wheat flour. 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.