Rehema is a married woman and has 3 children. She lives at a rental house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
For the past nine years, she has operated a cereals shop business, selling from home to her neighbors and passersby, all of whom are potential customers. She faces a major challenge of seasonality in her business and she dreams of establishing a wholesale cereals shop business in the future.
With the Kes 50,000 loan that she is requesting, she wants to purchase stocks of wheat, maize, beans and rice 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.