Add stock to my cosmetics shop

Christine Wawira

Nairobi, Kenya

39% paid forward

Entrepreneur

Name

Christine Wawira

Location

Nairobi, Kenya

On-time repayments

320 weekly installments  •  98%

About Me

My name is Christine Wawira .I was born in Embu county,central Kenya I am a mother of two boy and a girl and I have adopted one girl .My parents practiced small scale farming and also business.They owned a dairy shop.Most of my childhood involved going to a local school and also assist my parents in household chores during the weekends.

After my high school education i attended National youth services since i wanted to join the army of Kenya.After completing the National youth services,Unfortunately i wasn't not selected to join the army due to my height.I was frustrated and disappointed since i had spent most of the time working hard to join the Army.

My parents told me that now am an adult and i should cater for myself i had to travel to Nairobi to look for a job .Luckily i was able to convince some beauty shops that i would hawk their products and we agreed on a commission.I worked hard and in two years time i saved some money and started my own shop .Then,a friend introduced me to zidisha org where i borrowed a loan for the first time, and added stock to my business .i have been borrowing up to date and I have managed to extend a salon ,start pigs project and also farming.I plant tomato.this project is on going.thanks.

My Business

My businesses deals with sale of beauty products from hair lotion,body lotion,hair extensions,earrings, salon,pigs farming whereby I sell piglets and pigs to farmers choice or any where I get buyers and tomato farming.The cosmetics products which i sell are demanding which make them move faster because they are unique and everyone wants.I choose this business because being a hairdresser and beauty has been my passion since when i was a kid and I knew I will manage it easily. Having this two businesses together ,have always saved my time and given me more profit to pay my loan and continue with the pigs & tomato project .I source from wholesalers who have imported from different nation such as Uganda,Dubai,London and china.
My typical costs in the shop include paying rent,electricity bills and business permit.my tax business and koko jikos project which I started with the last loan is also doing well hence more profit.I make a profit of $1050 monthly which i use for my daily use,buying food for my pigs,paying my workers and support my family.

Project Proposal

When I get this loan I will buy more braids,weaves , crotchets and all other cosmetics.i will also buy more koko jikos and try to introduce them to my clients in my village because they are only in town.Therefore , with this projects that I already have I will invest and save so that I increase my loan limit for my other big project.Thankyou.

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Project Info

Project Type

Pay It Forward

Disbursed amount

$1,791.29

Date disbursed

Mar 4, 2022

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $394.08

Backers

investor

Candiac, Canada

davelowe100

Perryville, United States

Umair Mahmood

Raleigh, United States

ErikN

Stockholm, Sweden

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FHult

Stockholm, Sweden

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EveleighT

Arlington, VA, United States

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AlexCheng

Seattle, United States

Sundstroms

Falun, Sweden

gbnbca

Janeville, Canada

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Divergent

Bethesda, United States

Los Wade

United States

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glomardor

Leonardtown, United States

Cloudways

Malta, Malta

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jzidi

Los Angeles, United States

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Scodeb123

Huntsville, United States

Ingela

Falun, Sweden

V

Valis

Singapore, Singapore

G

Goldrivermob

Gold River, Canada

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Krishroff

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

A

AndrewC

London, United Kingdom

JFais

Atlanta, United States

JonB

London, United Kingdom

dmirpuri

Bangkok, Thailand

mikeice

Kohler, United States

Evan Lamos

Brussels, Belgium

sderickson

Berkeley, CA, United States

mepster

San Francisco, Ca, United States

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bscent

Hong Kong

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GDean

United States

Grant Xavier Storer

Seattle, Wa, United States

Suman

Gold Coast, Australia

Isaiah Githaiga

Nairobi, Kenya

Wairimu Gathii

Nakuru Rhonda Estate, Kenya

S

Sven

Netherlands

Dave Bogard

New York, United States

Franmiguel

Perth, Australia

W

Wade

United States

Dayton

Vancouver, Canada

Kate Courteau

United States

Richard

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom

E

erica

antwerpen, Belgium

Kristin Rhodes

Kansas City, Kansas, United States

Kevin

San Francisco, United States

JC

JD Conley

United States

I

Ian

United Kingdom

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cota

United States

TH

tom hd

United Kingdom

Carla

Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Frits

Rotterdam, Netherlands

Nancy Andiema

Mwotot-kapenguria, Kenya

Isabella

UK, United Kingdom

AH

ajay hampapur

United States

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eriklonnroth

United Kingdom

Aran Dunlop

United States

MS

Mark S Yourek

United States

A

Andrei

United States

Kipruto Kiptarus

Kabarnet, Kenya, Kenya

GN

Gabriel N

Switzerland

Rune Fick Hansen

Ballerup, Denmark

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isaac

United Kingdom

RC

Rudi Chen

United States

Madeleine

Switzerland

A

Ashley

United Kingdom

Stephan W

Witten, Germany

roark22

Geneva, Switzerland

SB

Sue Bucholz

Sacramento, United States

NG

Nick Gorrell

Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia

RH

Robert Hamner

United States

SA

Steve A

Newbury, United Kingdom

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ixeldog

atlanta, United States

JA

Jan Andresen

Hamburg, Germany

Sinan Taifour

Munich, Germany, Germany

SA

Shar Alamdari

Los Angeles, United States

Ren

Minneapolis/StPaul, United States

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Lucy

Australia

Richard Benyon

United States

GR

Greg Rice

United States

A

Ari

United Kingdom

VC

Victor Chong

United States

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Ryan

Albuquerque, NM, United States

BP

Bill Piper

United States

D

Dalton

San Francisco, United States

HCPSPIRIT

Helsinki, Finland

hervey liu

United States

DW

David Westmoreland

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Diane U

Olympia, Wa, Usa, United States

Ronald Kimutai

Eldoret, Kenya

Samuel

Ottawa, Canada, Canada

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RMIM

United States

KA

Khaled Asmri

Saudi Arabia

DW

Dan Winetsky

United States

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Mary

United States

A

Alex

United States

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Anonymous

United States

Lydia Buca

Bungoma, Kenya

Carrie

Arlington, MA, United States

Darren Jeppson

Denver, Colorado, United States

Lucy Mwendwa

Machakos, Kenya

LM

Lee Montecucco

Washington State, United States

Dickson Karisa

Malindi, Kenya

jorgvgaal

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

CJ

Chloe Jensen

United States

Ryan Agnew

Australia

BR

Brian Rickman

United States

Pascal Kofi

Akatsi, Ghana

Girolamo Marroccoli

Basel, Switzerland

KF

Kathy F

Memphis, TN, United States

Peter Collins

Darmstadt, Germany

alexalexalex

Berlin, Germany

GF

Gammon Family

United States

NB

Nikolaus Bührer

Karlsruhe, Germany

J

John

Germany

E

Eduardo

Paraguay

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Ru

New York, United States

Nasiru Nurideen

Accra, Ghana

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Sarah

Manor, TX, United States

GR

Gabe Radovsky

United States

Black and White Zebra

Vancouver, Canada

Babbitt Family Foundation

Sioux Falls, SD, United States

B

Barbra

United States

C

Christopher

United Kingdom

Nicholas Giarman

United States

Daniel Ajulu

Nairobi, Kenya

E

Eric

Pittsburgh, United States

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saurabh wahi

United Kingdom

DD

Diego Donoso

United States

MH

Martin Hammick

United Kingdom

Scott Walker

Ames, United States

B

Berend

Netherlands

NM

Neville Moniz

United Kingdom

Jeffrey Assumang

Koforidua, Ghana

D

Daniel

Bisingen, Germany

Dorcus Wanjala

Nairobi, Kenya

Mary Mwende

Maua, Kenya

Anthony Kate

Ado, Nigeria

Brian Maina

Nairobi, Kenya

Ngigi Josephat

Nakuru, Kenya

John Mwangi

Nakuru, Kenya

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