A loan of $800 helped to purchase ten bundles of maize flour and four gallons of cooking oil for his shop.


Bakari's story

Bakari is a thirty-four-year-old married man with seven school-going children. He has a house with neither electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expenses are food for his family and school fees for his children. Bakari has operated a retail shop for the past six years. His potential clients are his relatives and friends. He faces a major challenge of seasonality. He dreams of establishing a wholesale shop in the future. With the Kshs 80,000 he wants to purchase ten bundles of maize flour and four gallons of cooking oil for his shop. He decided to join Yehu because of the easy accessibility of loan facilities.



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