Agneta is a married woman with two children, both of whom attend school. She lives in a rental house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is school fees.
For the past two years, she has operated a food vending business, selling as retail to her neighbours and passersby. She faces the major challenge of seasonality in her place of operation. She dreams of expanding her business in the future.
With the Kshs 20,000 loan, she wants to purchase sacks of charcoal, beans and maize 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.