Chari is aged 35 years and married. Together with her husband, she has seven children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that neither has electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
For the past one year, she has operated a poultry farming business selling wholesale to local neighbors. She faces a major challenge of high cost of transportation and outbreak of diseases causing losses in the business. Chari dreams of establishing a retail shop in the future.
With the Kshs 30,000, she wants to purchase chicks and chicken feed for resale. She decided to join Yehu to access loans 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.