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My name is Richard Koome, I am a young, innovative and hardworking Kenyan citizen. I live in Meru and my business is located in Meru town. I have specialized in Mobile phone repairs, and I am learning how to fix computers through apprenticeship. I have been in this business for 3 years now, and I have already made a good customer base. I have a passion for charity work, and I use most of my free time in the internet to learn the latest mobile trends and update myself since my area of specialization is very competitive. My greatest motivation in this world is my mom. My mother successfully educated us even after having not gone to any school. She always places emphasis on the importance of learning. She likes advising me and my fellow brothers and my only sister. The reason I value my work so much is because I have a passion for it, and it is my only income source. Any assistance or support from dear Zidisha members is highly welcome.
Basically, my business entails mobile phone repair and software updates in mobile phones. Other services in my business include mobile phone charging, Flashing phones as well as consultancy for people wishing to buy good phones. I own a shop located in Meru, at a corridor in stanstead building, Tom Mboya street. I do not have an employee at my shop, and I operate it alone. I buy repair tools and gadgets from Nairobi, and they are transported to Meru where a collect them from the Bus stop. In future, I would like to grow my business to the point of being a wholesale dealer of wholesale mobile repair tools such as screens, ear piece, mouth piece, speakers and keypads. In future, I have a dream of installing internet in my premises, and purchasing a Mobile phone flashing device of my own, since I do not have one. Whenever I get flashing/software update gigs, I have to rush to a friend's shop that is located at the adjacent street. I would like to seek support from members of this forum so that they will help me grow my business.
am planning to add more stock to my shop which is due to the high demand from my customers who need these accessories e.g chargers, mobile phone covers batteries, memory cards, & flash drives. this will help me in my business very much because I have won't have to be going to the city every now and then. my customers trust me and I know with this loan I can build that trust by buying better goods for them. plus this will be a very big boost financially to me. which will not give me less than 30 dollars in a week.
May 27, 2015
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