Hannington is a single man who has been operating a tailoring business for the last 13 years, serving and selling finished clothes to the local residents. In addition, he sells coconuts which provide him with another source of income. Hannington lives in his own house that has neither electricity nor piped water. He dreams of opening a tailor training institute in future. He states that some of his customers take a long time before they collect their ordered clothes which affects his business. He joined Yehu to get loans.
With the loan of KES 50,000, he plans to purchase clothing materials and a stock of coconuts for sale.
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.