A loan of $250 helped to start another business, purchasing cereals of maize, rice, and wheat to sell.


Christopher's story

Christopher is a 46-year-old married man. He has five children between the ages of 3 and 21, all of whom are enrolled in school. His wife’s name is Anna. Christopher operates a charcoal-selling business and sells his goods at the market. His primary customers are neighbors and passersby. Christopher’s other source of income includes farming. He describes his greatest business challenge as competition, and his highest monthly expense is food for the family. He rents a house that has electricity but no running water. Christopher will use the 20,000 KES loan to start another business, purchasing cereals of maize, rice, and wheat to sell. Christopher aspires to establish a wholesale shop in the future. He joined Yehu to access capital to boost his business.



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