100 people sitting capacity tent to rent out during events

Emma Gakema

Nairobi, Kenya

100% repaid



Emma Gakema

Member since

March 2016

On-time repayments

261 installments  •  72%

About Me

Am a Second born in a family of three.I was born and grew up at Thika,Muranga county Kenya.
I attended Waitua primary school and latter Ngararia secondary School.My mother died while I was still in primary school.
My aunt paid for my fees and upkeep.Latter after finishing High school I joined my Aunt who was residing at Mombasa.
I enrolled at Mombasa Polytechnic for food and beverage course .the course was to take 4 years.Unfortunately my aunt died while I was on my 2 and 1/2 year.I was forced to return back to Thika.Latter I was married and I now have 2 children.
My husband supported me and I started Catering services.
I usually supply food (catering services) on events like Wedding,birthday,graduations,funeral parties e.t.c. .Am also now currently hiring out plastic chairs on events thanks to Zidisha first loan
Am applying for loan to tap on opportunity . i will buy 50 people tent and hire them out on above events.This will supplement my Catering and chair hire services profit.

My Business

After I was forced to cut short my Food and beverage course .
I was married and my husband assisted me to set up the catering services.
The catering services is doing good and am happy because am able to pay my upkeeps and i provide employment as I usually hire out casual labourers when i get order to assist on Cooking and serving.
The first loan I purchased plastic chairs and the other loan i purchased 50 people capacity tent.This are highly demanded during these events.I will be renting them out and get some profit from these.
From this loan I intend to purchase 100 people capacity tent as sometimes I get two order at the same date thus not able to provide for all the events
The tent cost about 700 Dollars. From my saving I will add to the loan if my request is funded

Loan Proposal

I will add with my savings and purchase a 100 sitting capacity tent.
This will boost my business because the one I currently have is small for people who want large capacity.
Also sometimes I get two orders at the same time and I only have one tent Therefore am unable to satisfy the customer needs





Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Jun 12, 2019

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

4 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $12.98

Credit risk payment: $38.95

Optional expediting fee: $12.98



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