A loan of $875 helped to start a shylocking (money lending) business.


Rahel's story

Rahel is a 41-year-old mother of two school-going children. Her husband is a businessman who contributes to the provision of the family's basic needs. She owns a house with neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food for her family and school fees for her children.

Rahel has operated as a fishmonger for the past five years; her potential clients are the local area's residents. She faces the major challenge of changes in the demand for her products. She dreams of expanding her business.

With the Kshs 80,000 loan, she wants to start a shylocking (money lending) business. She decided to join Yehu Microfinance because they offer efficient financial services.



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