Forum > Forum Guidelines

This Forum is a place for Zidisha members worldwide to get to know each other better, and to help each other successfully interact with the Zidisha lending platform.

Please keep the tone of your posts courteous and positive, so that the Forum remains a pleasant and inviting place for our members.

Acceptable use of the Forum includes:

  • Questions about how Zidisha works that can be answered by other Zidisha members
  • Offering help or advice on navigating the Zidisha website, creating a compelling loan application, or lending effectively
  • Sharing noteworthy Zidisha loan stories, photos and comments (but not with the intent to solicit funding)
  • Friendly social conversation (use the Random forum for anything not related to Zidisha)

Prohibited use of the Forum includes:

  • Advertisements or promotions, including appeals to fund one's own or a friend's loan application
  • Appeals to Zidisha staff to expedite loan review or take any other action
  • Any non-public personal information, such as private email addresses or phone numbers
  • Personal attacks, including accusations of wrongdoing directed at other members
  • Any messages that are obscene, vulgar, sexually-orientated, hateful, threatening, or otherwise in violation of any laws

Zidisha and Forum moderators have the final say on Forum rules, Zidisha policies, their interpretation and enforcement. The Forum is not a place to air grievances. If you disagree with Zidisha or Forum policies or decisions, you may make a complaint to us directly rather than in the Forum. We welcome feedback and if you feel we have made a mistake, please contact us and we will review the situation.

Please do not post the same comment in multiple threads.

We reserve the rights to remove or modify any content submitted at Zidisha's discretion.

These guidelines describe the types of content that are allowed in the Forum. Content that violates the guidelines will be removed. If a violation of the Forum rules comes to your attention, please report it to us privately.