Bahati is a woman who is married to a businessman and has two children, both enrolled in school. For the past 20 years, she has been selling fish at the market, and she describes seasonality as her challenge. Other sources of income include the earnings of her husband. Bahati's goal is to open a shop in the future and she decided to join Yehu to get financial facilities. With the Ksh 30,000, she intends to buy more fish for sale. Bahati owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water.
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.