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Rafa's training-items loan 2

The fund was useful in helping get training materials (manuals and stationery) for my Instructor-led training classes

Sale of bedsheets

Dear lenders, Its my belief that you are all fine. I am looking forward to your support in expansion of my business. Be blessed

Sewing and liquid soap making

I will give to my wife to get some materials for her sewing business and improve on her liquid soap making.
I will improve her business.
Thank you.

Grow my online business and enroll in an online course

The previous loan was very helpful. I was able to buy stock to sell online on to supplement my online income. The business has been quite successful. Like any other business there have been challenges trying to grow it past guinea pig stage.

Business extension

Thank you Thomas, am grateful

Additional hair dryers for my saloon

I have received an amount of Ghc526 as my new loan.
I will buy new hand held hair dryer and other hair oils for my business.

Thanks to Zidisha and sincere lenders of their support to my business.
I'm very grateful

Business extension

Congratulations. I hope, your business will grow in the future. I will give you loan again.
Best Regards

Business expansion

I am making progress now things were difficult first, now I was able to settle some of my bills.

School for disadvantaged children

Thanks Paul. I am very grateful for your funding. I decided not to buy desks because the children went for holiday and renovated the new school building. The floor had potholes, the doors were not coloured and lockable. I have repaired 5 classrooms and five are still undone. I have made a logo for the school for easy identification. Once again thank you for your support.

Home construction project

Dear Lenders!
I bring you greetings from Ghana and also from Conciv Engineering Limited. We are progressing steadily with our current job and I am happy to upload some photos here for you to see our progress. it has been a phenomenal journey and I am glad you guys all made it possible.

I promise to do my best in order to deliver my services to the satisfactory of my clients.

I am deeply grateful for your support up to this stage. God bless you all.

Boosting my cybercafe

Hi, Funmilayo, I like the picture of Microlight or Trike on the left. One of my friend's brother is a Microlight pilot in Indonesia.

Best wishes for your cybercafe!

Acquiring food items for my cereals retail outlet

To my Lenders,

I cannot possibly thank you enough, because words seem so inadequate. Please register my sincere gratitude. I am now ready to improve my business and raise the living standards of my family and my community.

Again, i am truly grateful.

Wairimu Gathii.

Business expansion

You have been good people God bless you

Business loan

Thank you so much, you'll make my dreams come true.

Well & tank to provide clean water to rural community

I just successfully made loan repayment today. I'm happy and thankful to all my lenders for their love, care and patience. Your support brings relieve and smile on the face of me and my family, as well as my neighbors and the community.
We are grateful and thankful to you all and God richly bless you all

Buy a midi keyboard

I am so grateful to the Zidisha family for helping me achieve this milestone. I have tested and fallen in love with the midi piano. I get to create and add beats to tracks. It’s so amazing. I am not able to even explain half if my joy to the lenders and Zidisha family. May you be more than blessed

To start a tvs tuk tuk garage with auto spares shop

Thank you to all my generous lenders so far. You always help build many dreams!

Pay as you go solar

Thanks for supporting our PAY AS YOU GO SOLAR

Vertical bags for small scale farmers

I had a great opportunity to visit Meru county in eastern region of Kenya, Meru county is famous for growing khat( Miraa). Khat happens to be the cash crop of 60% population in the region, Kenyans in Meru speak Kimeru language, Other crops grown in Meru county include Tea,coffee,potatoes etc, Meru is a good market for green products

Internet cafe

My generous lenders thank you for your confidence in me. I will surely pay back. And I ask and pray for more support in future. God bless you all.

Funds to open a beauty parlour

business is currently slow due to lack of staff, thankfully i just hired a new person so i hope to see an increase in my income. sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Training of micro sme practitioners

Facilitation of training undertaken with previous funds. This enabled new markets to open up.The trainings were in Business Operations, Licensing, Tax Computations & BookKeeping.

These trainings were conducted over a period of 3 days, with 25 business persons or their reps in attendance.

Inventory booster

Thank you all and I really appreciate your support. I wish I could thank you more. My plan for the loan is to add inventory yo my business which include photocopy papers, photo papers, printer inks, and a few stock for my cyber cafe business. I promise to do my best to make the loan help me and to pay it back in good time. Once again thank you all.

Small scale business

I want to sincerely thank my lenders for being there for me and helping me out to grow my business, am grateful to you. I promise to be paying my loan back on time.

Executive shoes and sandals

First very big thank you to Margaret and Rdcmole for funding my loan for me. Second big thank to you to team Zidisha for creating this platform. This loan will be used for buying shoes and sandals and the profit I'll make will be reinvested into my business.

Distributing affordable solar lights

Thank you Tom for your faith in my business.

African fabrics for dressmaking

I am going to buy new local prints. This will help me meet the demands of my customers. This will help increase my revenue and not only me but those who sell local print fabrics are going to earn through me. This is amazing. I really thank the lenders who chose to help me.

Selling warm baby clothes

Thanks to you lenders, I look forward to becoming friends

Distributing affordable solar lights

Congratulations on your repayment milestone, 2/3! I am sure your business will pick up soon. Best wishes.

Purchase of books to sell

My faithful lenders, l appreciate what you have done for me. Thank you.

New building and computers & UPS back-up, for my training centre

Thank you, Awudu! (and ditto)
Also, belated Happy Easter!! :-)

Stock of medications for my pharmacy

I received 352 after all necessary deductions were made from 488. I bought first aid kits to assist in supporting emergency cases like asthma attacks, injuries and many other related first aid issues. Thanks so much for the loan

Expand land

To all my lenders i say thank you so much for funding my new loan and i promise to use this loan to expand my business land. May God bless you all

I still want to pay my brother college fees.

Halo and good evening to all my leaders, you have stood by me for all this time and I want to appreciate you all because all you have done to me financially and also the good advice that gave me.
My God richly bless you all.
Thank you.

Training to become a website developer

I used the last loan fully settled now to buy laptop for my freelance writing business.

Adding stock to my retail shop

Thanks my lenders for fully funding my loan on time. Will add stock to my store and earn big.

New building and computers & UPS back-up, for my training centre

Greetings from me and the family to all Zidisha team and lenders. Especially director Julia, Laurie and Paul Buchheit. May God shower His blessings to you all. You are still on my prayer list.

Sale of bedsheets

Dear Lenders, the loan that i have just completed paying made a big difference in my life in that I invested it in the business of selling bedsheets which have improved my life financially. Things have changed because before that loan I was that type of a person who would really struggle looking for funds but it has now come to a stop, thanks to all of you. God bless you all and am hoping you will support me in this next loan.

Mobile phone money transfer services (m-pesa)

Thanks you for those who raised my loan, I have placed 100% of the money in the m-pesa money transfer services. Hoping that this will increase the services I give to my customers everyday. please see some photos of my shop.

Distributing clean drinking water

Hello Dixie,
Thanks a lot I hope so too.may God bless you


Distributing clean drinking water

I hope this loan fully funds. Best wishes to you, and good luck.

Purchase large format printer

I have received the loan and made payment towards purchasing a 6ft large format printer. As an advertiser who mounts billboards and directional signages, this machine will is indispensable in the business. Without it large sums of money will go to other companies. I greatly appreciate my lender Paul Buchheit for funding this loan for me. God bless you.

Equipping my new rent shop

Thanks to all my lender cos zidisha loan have 100% transformed my sport viewing center. To one of the best viewing center in my community.

Loan to invest in education

Thank you very much for your support

To pay my daughters school fees.

Thank you lenders for funding my loan

Buy land

Good evening lenders.
I wish you a blessed week and thank you for the good collaboration that you have to help the needy peoples around the world.
I would like to thank the almighty for blessing my business and make me able to almost complete my loan,it's not an easy thing but am almost there.
Thank you Zidisha team for good job and helping me to achieve my dreams. The work is ok and still going strong, thank you so much.

Phones and accessories

Am really happy today because I started with little amount but I want to tell my lenders
that, my business have expand and keeps increasing. May the Almighty God bless my lenders and the team.

Importing car dash cameras for selling

I am just finishing packing Khaki trousers that I am supposed to deliver to a client.The loan has been of great help and I have been making sales that I had projected.I am almost finishing repaying back the loan.
What I have learnt ever since I joined Zidisha six years ago is that starting a business creates a valuable network that makes it easier to start another company. Through the profits that I have been getting I decided to start importing car dash cameras and supplying to the kenyan market and as far as I can tell the business is really improving. Thank you so much Zidisha lenders I couldn't have achieved all this without you, am truly greatfull.

Adding stock to my retail shop

Good afternoon my lenders, thanks for always standing with me and my businesses. Thanks for always funding my loan application. Thanks thanks Thanks

Boosting my cybercafe

All the loans I've collected from zidisha so far including the last one I collected has been a blessing to me, bcos I've been able to spend all these loan in boosting my businesses and I will always be grateful to zidisha lenders. Bcos without then, there will not be me. A very big thanks to all my lenders, God bless you all