Saumu is a woman with no children. She lives in her own house that has neither electricity nor piped water.
She has operated a retail shop business for the past 20 years, selling household consumables like wheat flour, maize flour and sugar.
With the loan she is requesting, she wants to purchase sacks of beans, rice, and green grams 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.