Abdullahi has operated a stationery shop business for the past three years, selling at the market to his neighbors and passers-by. He faces a major challenge of competition in his business. He dreams of expanding his business to a wholesale shop in the future.
Abdullahi and his wife have two children, both of whom attend school. The family lives in a rental house that has electricity but not piped water. His greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.
With the Kshs 20,000 loan he has requested, he plans to purchase one box of books to offer for sale. He decided to join Yehu to improve his livelihood.
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.