Kitsao, 52, is married with seven children, three of whom still attend school. He owns a house that neither has electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
For the past six years, he has operated a retail shop business, selling to his neighbours. He faces a major challenge of seasonality in his business. He decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost his business.
With the 30,000 Kenyan Shilling (KES) loan he wants to purchase bundles of wheat flour, maize flour, and rice and sugar. He decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost his 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.