Nzije is a 24-year-old single woman with 1 child who is enrolled in school. She lives in her own house with neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are school fees and medical bills.
Nzije has operated a food stall for the past 3 years. She sells from her home to her neighbors. She faces a major challenge of seasonality. She aspires to own a well stocked kiosk.
With the Ksh. 10,000 she wants to purchase additional stock like maize flour and wheat flour. She decided to join Yehu to access funds 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.