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Loan proposal for lpg business

I am most grateful to you my dear lenders for accepting to fund my loan. I intend to use the amount to boost working capital for my business - in particular, I will be able to refill 7 more LPG cylinders at a cost of $6.90 each, thereby boosting my stock reserves for the week.

Boost my business.

I bought maize flour, baking,rice and sugar.
The purchase has been of great help enabling me to increase the stock and margin profit as well.
The increase has enabled me to repay the loan amount. I started the business with borrowed 2 crates of soda but today I have more than 10 of mine. I thank God for this achievement. I 'm close to Kiambu Mall where I take my children for several activities e.g bouncing Consul.

Finishing of charcoal stove

I wish to thank my lenders seriously for my previous loan.
I used the previous loan to add to what I had to buy more materials to see that i complete charcoal stove .

My interest in the charcoal stove is that it can cook meals without blacking or staining the pots.
It burns without smoke and it very easy to get started..

Please support me, support Africa, support empowerment, support youth development... Thanks and God bless you.

Growth

Greetings,
Many thanks for lending me the first loan instalment.
I would however wish to request for more. 30000kshs
This will enable the business to grow and for us to make bulk products as requested by our clients. we are currently unable to do that due to challenges in accessing funding. If you fund us, you wont regret it and you will be changing lives.
Here are some of my latest projects. I have one assistant and another on temporal basis since I cant afford to pay fully. Thanks in advance.

Airtime purchasing

Thank you so much for the loan. I have bought airtime for my phone which I have purchased weekly sms buddles. This will help keep my customers by communicating with them for making orders. This will help increase my daily sales thus making me more profits.

Business

I have completed my application for this loan my profile is continuing to grow thanks to zidisha it will boost my baking skills and clothes business

Stocking of my shop

Hey my great lenders.Am always so grateful for you for always supporting me all along in my journey as I grow bit by bit. The previous loan was useful since it helped me a big deal in this festive season in my village. It's during this period through out the year that business is at its best since schools are closed and a lot of people are in a celebration mood.This always translates to more sell of groceries,wheat flour,and soft drinks.Ill always be grateful to you for supporting me as we grow stronger ties together in achieving more.

Njoro household care and hardwares goods

Thank you very much for your easier to pay loan, My previous loan i purchase household-wares, hardware's and for my family upkeep. The purchase has brought more customers to my stall which is quite good. I intend to generate about 5% profit. The more earnings i will use in restocking my enterprise. Our small girl graduated to her second level of training.

Entrance fee for form one

my girl got 376marks out a possible 500..i.e.75.2%score in her primary exams..she's procceeding to secondary,form 1,next year..smart girl..I love my daughters,3 of them

Electrical installation

Is really good

Buying of modem and scanning

The previous loan was of great help to me and also to my family as a way of diversity.since I and my wife are able to earn easily without too much pressure than before. My wife has now ceased to be a house wife and now is a self employed lady meaning her due without so much struggle. The amount that she earns is admirable since she can sell goat milk and sell some kids and get her erning. Lastl month of November three goats gave birth to five kids and after two months of suckling she will sell at 5000/-ksh that will amount to 25000/- that is at the beginning of new year 2019 also those animals are producing six litters of milk daily and sells at an average of 300/- per day since the milk is sold locally( not all goats have given birth and if so larger Amount of milk will not be sold locally and so an increase in cost). At least the loan have given us courage, thank u lenders.

Advance my event and function business

This is an overview of what what i do

Loan to buy feeds and equipment

Thanks so much my lenders. I was able to buy the waterer as I had requested. This made the watering of my young birds easier and reduced congestion. Even though I still need to buy more.

Loan to buy a wholesale carton of kids' sneakers to sell

I used it to purchase a pair of kid's shoes and delivered to my customer. I'm glad to have fulfilled my customer's delivery order.
Thanks to my lenders

Cyber expansion

Am grateful to you my leaders for the last loan you gave me. it helped me much in expanding my business i have been able to purchase a printer which helps a lot in my production and service to my clients. i still hope that my next loan will help a lot .thank you alot my leaders

Laptop computer for my business

Wow! I'm overwhelmed by your kindness towards funding my loan. This loan when disbursed would help me buy a laptop for designing my posters and invitation cards and it will boost my customer relation as I will be on top of my game even in this era off unannounced power outrages. May God bless all lender's abundantly and I promise to pay my loan back and never default. Thank you.

For driving

Hello sir ,am so thrilled to received mine loan I say thank you so much and I promised to do all my best to deliver the loan on time bases.I was even in my farm then I get a message to login to my zidisha account around this morning on 7:59 am and for which I did before leaving and low and behold by time I got to the farm it's in my mono wallet I happily thanks and I say again bless!!!!!

Buying a printer

Hi lenders I am very grateful for the funds you gave me. It enabled me buy stock in bulk hence I was able to access higher discount than before. This resulted in greater profits as well as my customers have been able to get services on time making them very happy. I am used this increase to pay school fees for my children and increase stock. Truly it has added value to my family business and community at large. Thanks.

Additional camera to my photo studio

Good evening my lenders, once again I take this opportunity to say thank you so much for what you have done to my life. I am really going on well with zidisha Organization funds. My previous loan was actually enough for the renovation and I am very glad to let you know that I have expanded the business, and as I write now I have two employees with me. I pay them comfortably, the Job is really generating alot of income and I have won the attention of most if not all clients around. All this and many other good things that have happened to me I owe it to the Zidisha Organization and may it live longer.

Planting for food

Thank you very much my lenders for your greatest support given to me. I do really appreciate a lot. This opportunity has help me a lot to expand my farming and second shoes business for my parents to cater for my junior brothers and sisters in school. I had the opportunity to joined my colleaque farmers to grace the National Farmers Day Celebration in my Municipality and it was so exciting and it is my dream that l won the Best National farmer one day. Thank you very much my lenders

New stationery stock for samba cyber cafe

Dear Lenders,
The just completed loans was used to buy new printing papers stock for the samba cyber cafe.
Being the end of the year, businesses and institutions are preparing books, receipt books and invoices for their next financial year and we took advantage of this and did good business.
The printing papers brought an additional profit of KES. 5,000 which was achieved as were able to deliver customers work on time.
The amount has been reinvested in the business to buy more printing papers stock.

Boda boda

good evening my dear friends I am proud that you helped me with the loan am working extra hard to make sure that I have achieved may goal thanks again I got the loan and am busy working with my business

Restocking

I received my loan of KES 147O. I serviced my motorbike and replaced some worn out parts so that it is perfect for business. Being a rainy season there is alot of transport business using motorbikes. Am thankful to zidisha fir making this happen

To buy refillable ink

My previous loan of GHc388 was so helpful to me. I used the money to purchase my refillable cartridges for my Canon Color printer. This has helped me so much in offering quality printing services to the people of the Eastern Corridors of the Northern Region.
I am so grateful to all my lenders and potential lenders for the kind help they always offer me. I will assure them of my full commitment in any loans a take.

Poultry farming

photo taken recently that shows my chickens for sale!

Pay school fees for my son

with the previous loan I managed to pay for my brother child exam fees, the child is under my care and it's my wish to see her through school. Immediately I received the loan I paid for the fee in the bank and the bank slip posted for my leaders. May I thank them again for it was a quick help that came handy.

Tea farming

Thank you for loan of kes 2510 which you offered me. I have completed my tea nursery planted the seeds. I will keep the seeds properly so that I will transplant next year to increase my tea plantation by half an acre.

Masters thesis funding

I had some social challenges that have kept me in silence but thank the Almighty God who has seen me through.

My two beutiful daughters completed their O Level education this year and just awaiting the results soon

To enlarge my business for a future life

Thanks soo much zidisha team for the acceptance you are soo good to my business, you made my barbershop run smoothly.This loan I'm going to buy with it the sterilizer machine for my barbershop, to make the blades safe, so that my clients can be happy with my work, thanks soo much.

Business expansion

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Weighing machine and staple foods for my shop

I received 500KESH from Zidisha and I was able to purchased the weighing machine that has been disturbing me.
Thank u Zidisha for making life easier for business people like us.

Advance my event and function business

hello my lenders, i am glad to receive your package, it really helped me in my small events and functions business advancement which i usually run here at Nairobi kenya,i promise to keep u updated in every advancements i make from now henceforth

A loan to buy more farming tools to enhance my farm

I used the loan to buy weedicide to spray my farm
The loan had help me to improve my farming activities
My earnings has increased more than the previous year
I used my earnings to buy more weedicide
With the help of the loan I now have money to pay my children school fees
Thanks to my lenders

Poultry rearing

hi zidisha family, thanks allot for your continued support though my request for loan of late have not been successful. I have started rearing idegenous chicken which are doing well , I started with 25 hens and 3 cocks. at the moment I have 4 hens that are brooding hoping soon I will have more chicks am hoping to upgrade my chicken house to accommodate more chicks. hoping to get some loan from you my lenders to allow my business to thrive. thank you n good time

Rent for new clothing stall & additional stock

I have just completed my loan and am greatful to lenders and Zidisha for lending my past loan.
The past loan has improved my life soo much both personal life and businesswise.
Attached is a photo handing over foodstuff to a children home we had visited with some of my friends.

Laptop and printer

Dear Valued Lenders,
Thank you for reposing trust in me by lending me.
I will use the money to purchase a laptop computer and a printer for my shop. The addition of the two gadgets will help me render more services to patrons of my shop and this will increase my profit margin. My shop assistant will also have a higher pay and my family will also be better off.
Thank you all.

Purchase coca-cola products and both packed water.

The loan has helped boost my business. I purchase Coca-Cola products and packed water and sell to my customers. I am at a strategic position at the bus stop where these products are seriously needed. It has helped me support my family in providing food, health care and education.I appreciate all my lenders for the spirit showed in supporting me continue in this business you are serving many mouths. Thanks.

Printing science textbooks

Part of the money will be use to purchase 60g bond papers for my printing and the remaining will also be use to finance my PhD education. I will also use this medium to thank my lenders for lending me this amount to expand my business and also continue my education

Salon

I am very great full for the loan you offered me. I received it. I got the total amount of kshs. 122 and I have use it to pay electrician who installed for me another socket. This will make it easier for me when I get more customers. I really appreciate and I promise to repay on time and ask for more. May God bless Zididha.

Rent farm and buy fertilizer & insecticide

Hi zidisha family I am very happy and proud to be part of you. you have made me to be areal father and husband to my family.the last loan was of great help to my agribusiness Ihave managed to reduse transport cost of my business i my profit has increased by over 12% which is a good sign of growth of my business. Thanks Zidisha for making my dreams come true.

Farm mechanization

Hullo Dear lenders. I am very grateful once again for your support towards my business. I paid a down payment of $25 for the Pvc pipes and am expecting delivery as soon as I clear.I have an order for kukus (chicken) this saturday ana am hoping to clear the pipes issue. You have really given me hope in my business. Its good to know there are great people standing with me. From my profits I had ordered some fifty 1 day old chicks which came in on 1st. They are now 6 days old and doing great. The festive season has kind of began here and kukus are on hgh demand. Thanks so much Paul and the entire Zidisha community for your great support.

Business

I bought a new printer, scanner and a new laminating machine,. The loan has made a big difference in my business. My earnings have increased due to new equipments which i have bought, i use my earnings with my familly help them on one or two things. I and my family have achieved more on this loan coz it helps us on our leaving.our hood is crazy on holiday they play around,use their money and other things.

Loan to buy new inventory and pay school fees

Hello dear lenders, I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart, you have surely uplifted my life.I really appreciate all you have done for me. I accept the funds lend.The funds will help me buy me inventory and pay school fees, I am forever grateful for all you ve done.

Provision for my store

The loan I received last week has help me lot to increase my productions .infact zidisha Leander very reliable non profit making organization which help to improve my quality standard of living in my community. God richly bless them all

Adding more papers to the current stock

I am grateful for the financial support you've given for the few months I have been engaged with you. I used the last loan to buy ream of papers as I pitched. The turnover was good and fast. This is due to the relationship I have cemented with my customers for the 2 years I have been in operation. Thank you lenders and I am looking forward to be engaged (as my business grows) as we progress in the future.

Shop

Hello, am glad to receive this 500Kes from you. I'm on my way back to my shop after buying one carton of milk. I really thank you for your great support and i will be glad enough when my credit limit will go high.

Business expansion

Good good morning to you all my lenders I really appreciate your support I got my loan of 135 cedis I finally used the loan it really helps me a lot now I can see I am really really improving in my work because of the loan that I have been receiving I will repay all my loan in two days more all I can say is God bless You

Grilled-chicken joint (food-retail business)

Actually the cash l got from the previous loan helped me improve fruits business by adding more bananas due to the increased demand from my customers

Potato project

Potato plot with organic manure.

Potato project

I decided to save on labour costs for preparation of the carrot seed beds as well as sowing the carrot seeds. It was indeed fulfilling to work on my plot on Saturday and Monday.

See the photos attached hereto.