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Renovate my shop(jackshop) and add new stocks.

Hello zindisha family, am greatfull to have received my second funding yesterday morning which I have used to purchase several items for my shop. This being a holiday, I hope to make better sale thus good return for my business. Thanks everyone for you great support. To all zindisha lender, may you be blessed.

Raising Chickens

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Purchase of motorbike for fruit and vegetable delivery

Dear zidisha lenders am so much great full for God and also for you , because since you gave me the second loan I did not remain the same .I added more stock of my goods worth 3000/= and also paid the school fees for my daughter 5000/= who was in areas and many more.
Zidisha has made me proud in the society where I live
Zidisha has made walk tall and shoulder high ,since I could not access bank loan although I knew I was faithful and trust worthy to pay back the same.
I still appeal to Zidisha lenders to continue lending me,because I see with this I am going some where far .
I also see Africa is going far with Zidisha,People who can trust others who have no loan security ,God bless you so much
Yours Elisha Anditi

Display fridge for storing soft drinks in my shop

Thank you lenders for advancing the loan I applied for. I have now purchased the printer which is helping me greatly. It has greatly improved efficiency in my business since time is not wasted looking for a printer/copier out there. It has also reduced cost of doing my business greatly. Once again, thank you and be blessed.

One stop indigenous poultry farm

Hello everyone,
i Couldn't be happier than the day i received my disbursement. I am glad to let you all that i purchased the incubator on Wednesday and i av just ordered 2 crates of eggs for incubation therefore around Christmas period i will show you the hatched chicks. Hope all will be well.

Funds to boost my farming of red onions

I am very thankful to my lenders and Zidisha for giving me this opportunity to expand on my businesses. Now my chicken business is doing well courtesy of loan from Zidisha, and now I am opening another promising business of selling clothes. I am extremely happy as this has been made possible by loan I secured from Zidisha. I will be uploading pictures of this latest project for my lenders to see.
Once again you are all very important in my life and how I pray that God will continue to bless everyone of you for your kind support and benevolent heart. My lenders watch me closely and see, I will never let you down, my will and power is to service this loan in the stipulated time and be promoted to the next credit limit.

Thank you all thank you Zidisha

New facility for my crispy fish and potato snack production

Hi Zephania
Glad to see you have funding for your new electric fryer.
I notice that you have given a lot of though to your loan proposal.
Every successful venture started with a plan!
There is a saying, "If you fail to plan, you plan to fail."
I can see that you are planning to succeed.
All the best to you.

Wholesale and retail business

Good morning to my lenders. I received the money today and i will go buy the monitor during my lunch break. Thank you so much for the faith and trust you have in investing in my project. I will be updating you guys as soon as i get the chance. Thank you and God Bless

Considering wholesale in second hand bales

After one of the shop was renovated and tiled up using the first loan.

Considering wholesale in second hand bales

I'm woed!!! By all lenders. Third loan request funded within a day, I'm greatly humbled by your kind gesture.
I strongly believe I will be back here with great achievements.
Many thanks.

Stock of CDs for my gospel music

Thanks for your support,am doing well have expanded my music production,Have added a laptop top in my business helping me to design cd covers not only for me but also for other musicians
Looking forward to own a studio for music recoding.

To buy a microwave for my hotel business

Your welcome

To buy a microwave for my hotel business

it works, thats my gas& dishes corner.

To buy a microwave for my hotel business

dear lenders today lam writing to inform you how lam fairing on with my business and life despite the challenges am pressing on. I have taken time from work to post photos of the Ramtos microwave which has positively increase my income against the bills expense. I never thought that this could work but am greatful to God and you people that it indeed has worked. Looking forward to clear the loan and reapply for another one with the onset of a new year with a new vision to spare and diversify the market field. God bless you all God bless Zidisha

Renovate my shop(jackshop) and add new stocks.

Michael what you and other lender are doing no man can pay back. you have brought live live to common man and woman who have no securities to secure funding from our financial institutions. Youths like me who have little funds to execute their ideas. For instance, when I was in tamalliro farming, most of our crop were affected by diseases but we reacived no technical surport thus lending to total losses. Am planning to go back and establish a green house for the same in future.

School fees

Thank you very much Eshter, i got the money, am so happy about it. and praying God my bussiness to grow big just like yours,

School fees

Yes, i couldn't believe this thing was realy, just imaging how happy am , after seeing a message on my mobile from mpesa, reading the message, it was from Zidisha. At least now stress free for December shop rent for which is kshs 3000.00 and the balance of kshs 393 i will add kshs 47 to buy 2 pkts of sweets for selling and in retun i will get kshs 60.00 profit.. Thank you zidisha and lenders, May God bless you all.

Getting back to business after university

This is amazing. Just had my loan funded in less than 24 hours. Thanks to you all lenders. This is a sign you do not want to see my business stop. Thanks and have a great time, will keep you updated.

Loan to cater for my spinal therapy at kenyatta hosipital

My Business has flourished during this December holidays and I plan to service my loan as quickly as possible. This will give me humble time to build another business empire through the proceeds that am getting from my current business. am planing to start a green grocer kiosk in my near by market which I intend to hire one person to help me run it while i run the other. If i finish servicing my loan earlier, I will apply for another one which will also help me improve the intended green grocer. kindly grant me this request.

Buy second hands ladies shoes and children shoes to sell

dear lenders today lam writing to inform you how lam fairing on with my business and life actually this loan has changed my business positively my income has increased hence increase in profit my living standard has improved and lam so happy because this loan has really helped me thanks for zidisha loan lam so much grateful to you my dear lenders for making things work for me

Tomatoes growing project

my special thanks to zidisha lending team for this great consideration. i am particularly humbled to thank u again. i have already bought the wooden posts and other materials and am also planning to complete the support work within these week. thank u once more.

Buy cooking appliances for my hotel

Sir, your early repayment combined with my normal repayments has permitted me to help another 2 people in Kenya with their businesses. Thank you.

Inventory of Charcoal

Hi Dennis
I guess I have always have a phobia for bees generally,but I must confess that I really enjoy their by products which is honey!talk of double starndards!any way my family is all good,except for zoey whose birthday is today but she insisted that we postpone it upto Saturday for her to invite as many friends as possible....accompanied by a long wishlist,like a 5kg cake,pink and yellow in colour,2pairs of shoess,1 cinderella dress,ofcourse balloons ribbons and the list continues....infact at some point Robert had to rescue me from some of her demands telling her that she was being extravagant.But their Dad stays about 300km from where we are so he come to visit once in a while because of the nature of his work(Government security Agent)so most of the time he doesn't witness all this drama,but really pampers them when around!

Inventory of Charcoal

Hi there!
At long last my long awaited stock arrived on saturday,business is really good as the stocks are flying off,for the last 2days av already sold 15 sacks out the 40 that were delivered,to avoid delays I have placed onother order whic I know will take onother week,by that time I believe my current stock would almost be finished,once again zidisha thank you for making this happen!

Irrigation plumbing materials for my farm and family.

Today, I received my loan through my mobile account, am overwhelmed with the trust. Am glad am here and Zidisha is such a family: a Mother and Father and Brotherhood. THANK YOU.

Loan to finish constructing our home

Hi Lenders,

Please find the smart phone.I am having great experience as my clients can reach me on Skype and I can also invoice and send invoices via wave application.

Thanks a lot.

Isaiah Githaiga

Loan to buy Epson l220 photo-printer

Good business today.High school students have closed school and are already taking photographs.At least i have a green sheet to work with and kids seem to love the American flag as a background.Did my best to "wake" my old desktop and installed Photoshop CC today. Been designing photos all night and getting ready to design some menus for an upcoming motel in town known as the Mushroom Hotel.Also got lucky and was contracted to print the hotels logo on about 300 sheets and towels to be used in the hotel.Of course this has nothing to do with the loan i received but will help me pay off that loan in 4 weeks tops if and when i get paid for that work.Looking forward to one day having the laptop to do mobile photography and printing.Thanks people.Looking forward to further working with you.

New machinery for my barbershop and saloon

To all my lenders i salute you.thank you very much for your support i managed to purchase two more shaving machines worth ksh.4020 each.the acquisition of the machines has helped me to increase performance,although it has created a demand for a new employee,my earning per day has increase from 400 to 1200 per day after all expenses.currently am saving the earning because am planning to purchase an extra chair come next loan since the chair costs about ksh 84000

Loan to cater for my spinal therapy at kenyatta hosipital

Wow! dear lenders, I just want to inform you that as of yesterday, my normal church day, there was a function in my church and I decided to carry my printer and Lap top to take and process instant photos for a quick pay. I cant hide my joy because yesterday a lone I made more a profit of more than 9,000 Kenya Shillings. I was so happy and this has been made possible courtesy of you my lenders through zidisha platform. once again accept my appreciation
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God bless you now a real entrepreneur

Purchase of a laptop

Thank you lenders for helping me purchase a laptop, it is a LENOVO G 500 , i just added $125 dollars. I am now set to go.

Textbook purchase

Dear All!
I got a message!
Poverty kills! Poverty is a disease! No one should ever stay long with this dreadful disease called poverty. It is no good thing. And it cannot be tolerated. Thanks to Zidisha for coming on the scene to help curb the situation.
Poverty is a global phenomenon. And every one is in on it whether we like it or not. It's a global canker - the most dreadful of all.

It exists on all levels. From the topmost to the least, it affects everybody. But Zidisha would not back off nor would she relent efforts to combat this dreaded beast. Together we are conquerors! Let's conquer poverty together!!!! Hey! those who can lend, lend. Those who are lent to, be faithful and diligent. Spread the news. Spread the word. Be innovative. Be creative. In the end we want every one as conquerors! Together let us go conquering and conquering till this enemy called poverty is vanquished and banished out of our lives! We'll make the world a better place if we each one is whole and free from poverty. GO ZIDISHA!!!! GO EVERY ONE!!!!

Stocks for december sales

now im about to complete my loan payment,here are some of the new samples for for Christmas festive season

Comprehensive insurance coverage & heavy, reflective jackets

Dear lenders of DUKE OMBAGI NYANGAU i just cannot forget to say a big thank you for your help in my business. please note that i recieved your money in time and i was able to purchase the shocks in time and am now working very well. This being the month of november my work is doing very well am making almost double of the usual amount every day. this is expected to go on throughout the month of december. the logic behind this is that during this months people travels alot. this means my transport business is needed very much. please note that by the grace of almight GOD i will be able to submit all my loan instalments in time as stipuleted in my loan repayment schadule. Once again i thank you all my lenders. yours faithfully; DUKE OMBAGI NYANGAU.

New DVD burner for my movie library

I now managed to buy a new computer for my movie business. Thank you all for the funds

Supply of organic vegetables

Hi .jacqueline,
Congratulations on receiving full funding. I see you are juggling many balls in the air at the same time. You must be very hard working. I am pleased to be able to fund organic growing. I too garden using organic methods.
Best wishes for success, namaste

Computer accessories

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all Zidisha members world wide, and mostly those who made my loan come true. You people are the great people,
My loan was fully settled within 3 days, Ooh am happy now I will buy a drum for my Kyocera photocopy and get it fixed on Tuesday.
Guys in Zidisha great day.

Tea and dairy farming

I wish to inform my lenders and the zidisha community that the loan I was granted was a saviour. As I had indicated, I was able to purchase 2 bags of government-subsidized fertilizer at 2000KES each. I supplement the tea plants at the right time since it's raining. As a result, tea production has greatly improved; over 30% in production, which will translate to increased profits. Once again. Thank you.

Funding my chemist.

i am happy to note that the money i borrowed help in improving the stock in my chemist. i increased stock in anti malaria drugs and antibiotics. over the past two months, my sales have increased since most drugs needed by customers are always available. my earnings increased by 30% for the last two months. thank you Zidisha team

Buy water tank

hallo lenders n zidisha family at large, i hope you are doing fine and my daughter hope is fine too,she closed school last week and went to Nakuru town for holidays,i thank God for this far he has brought us, the business is doing fine and its continue d to grow,i have one employee called Lilian just like me, she didnt go to school therefore i have given her some 2 hrs a day for 3 days in a week to attend adult classes near by, right now they have closed and i op this will improve her self esteem,
am planning to train her so that she can know how to stitch which we will probable start next yr.
Added is a photo of my shop at kitengela,, i will post other photos later

Purchase disease-resistant maize seedlings

Thanks for the support,I was able to buy a drenching Gun and the medicine for deworming my sheep.I am looking forward for better yield and productivity since i will be selling my sheep during the next festive season(Holiday season ).
I appreciate.
,Kind regards Walt.

Stock up my beauty products shop


Just got my first loan disbursed. I have been to Kisumu town this afternoon and purchased a new modem. I now have two connections to the internet which means I will be available to my clients almost all the time :) Thanks Zidisha!

School uniforms

Good luck Joyce. I've been sewing since I was young and make a lot of my clothes myself. It's great to support a fellow seamstress, can't wait to hear how you get on!

Computer accessories

My Son.

Loan for building materials to build a house


Planting of cabbages

hello lenders,
Thank you very much for assisting me with the loan. It is going to help me a lot in paying my campus fee for this December holiday. Without you i don know how i could have managed to cope up with my education during this semester. With your help i know i will go far and the help that you are rendering to people. Though it wasn't enough i will pay the remaining amount on a later date but the institution will allow me to continue learning . May God bless you abundantly for the good job you are doing.

Getting back to business after university

Hope this finds you well. I am writing once again to update you on my progress.
Recently I have been in a position to install cable internet to my house to assist me in my writing gigs. I have also been in a position to buy a curriculum book that was a requirement for this semester's studies. I have done all these using proceeds from my business.

Buying stock of wood logs to split using a chainsaw to prepare for resale

Hi my lenders in conj action with zidisha team, thank you a lot for the effort you made up to now that my third loan was disbursed on 13, November, 2014. I received your e-mail and confirm that the loan is credited in my account and now I already have placed an order for a Power Saw(Saw Chain) and they are working on it. Thank you so much and God bless you all for the job well done.

Inventory of tissue papers and serviettes

Hi, i pass my regards and thanks to the lenders. i managed to purchase tissue papers and serviettes. From the purchase i increased my stock and got more customers with demand for the items. My earnings greatly increased and i was able to cater for my bills and school fees for my children in time.

Buying insurance, a helmet and 2 tires for my bike

Hello Lenders,

I am really sorry for the delay in responding and missed payments. I went on an ill fated mission in search for charcoal for sale and we got stuck in the bush for close 2 weeks due to mechanical problems and ongoing rains. Consequently, my phone went off and I was unreachable. As I write this I am on my way home and will start making payments in the next few days. Sorry for the anxiety caused.

I still remain committed to making my payments in full.

Buying clothes and shoes for my new type of shop

Hallo lenders I would like to thank you for all the support you created in my life. I would like to inform you that your previous loan helped me a lot and I purchased some more stock to my shop and as a result I made more profits and I was able to open another type of business some kind of branch to the first one but this is now a small boutique where I purchased some women and baby wears. This small business is growing to be a large business due to availability of market for these goods and very soon am going to rent a larger business shop so that I can enlarge it. This business has played a big role in my family because I have employed my sister and she is mostly at the shop while I operate at the new boutique business. I am going to upload some photos so that you can view some of these progresses. Thank you.