Theresia is married and has been blessed with five children. She owns a house that has electricity but not piped water. She cites food and school fees as her major expenses.
Theresia operates a fruit selling business. She sells at retail to her neighbors and town dwellers. She faces a major challenge of the bulkiness of goods, hence the high cost of transportation.
With the Kshs 35,000 she wants to purchase sacks of fruits 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.