Isaac has operated a shoe design and sales business for the past three years. He also makes bags and wallets. He sells his products from his small storefront to neighbors and passers-by. Isaac dreams of building his own business premises in the future. The business's primary challenge is seasonailty.
With the Kshs 15,000 loan he has requested, he wants to establish a retail general store and to purchase bundles of wheat flour and maize flour to sell from his new establishment. He decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost his business.
Isaac is unmarried and lives in a rental house that has electricity but not piped water. His greatest monthly expense is his rent.
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.