Everlyne is a widowed woman. She has three children, all of whom attend school. Everlyne lives in a rental house that has electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.
Everlyne operates a retail shop that sells household consumables such as sugar, bread, rice, and beans. She dreams of opening a wholesale shop in the future.
She joined Yehu to get financial support. With the 50,000 KES from the loan, she wants to purchase bundles of wheat flour, maize flour, beans, and sugar for resale.
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.