Mariana is a widowed woman with four children, all of whom are adults. They own a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food.
Mariana has operated a clothes selling business for the past ten years. She sells in a shop to town dwellers, passersby and neighbors. She faces a major challenge of inflation in her business.
With the Kshs 50,000 she wants to purchase bales of clothes for resale. Mariana 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.