Bintimalim is a married woman with three children, two of whom are in school and one who is under age. She owns a house that has piped water but no electricity. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.
Bintimalim operates a food-making business, making food such as beans and chapati (flat bread) for sale to passersby and neighbours.
With the loan, she wants to purchase food items, such as wheat flour, cooking oil and beans for her business. 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.