Halima is divorced and has six children. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are school fees and household consumables.
For the past ten years, she has operated an open-air food-selling business, selling from home to her neighbours and passersby. She faces a major challenge of seasonality in her place of business.
With the KES 20,000 she wants to buy wheat flour, maize flour, rice and beans . 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.