Monica is a divorced woman with five children, all attend school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor running water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.
Monica operates a fruit and vegetable business to sell, from home, to her neighbors and passers-by. She faces stiff competition from other vegetable operators.
With the loan, she wants to purchase sacks of tomatoes, potatoes, fruit and vegetables to resell.
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.