Distributing local farm produce

Lawrence Otieno

Kisumu, Kenya

100% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Lawrence Otieno

Member since

December 2018

On-time repayments

21 installments  •  62%

About Me

Am Lawrence Ouma a business man a Kenyan as well an agriculturalist venturing in mainly crop production and business though still in small scale due to poor financial support but it has a great future in raising the production to a dream limit and am looking forward to moving together to move together with you for the achievent both in agriculture and business.

My Business

My business rotates around livestock production and marketing as well as crop productions and marketing that are mostly produced within but with limited customers due to low exposure to the new products from livestock and crop products especially during this pandemic period

Loan Proposal

I venture largely and extensively inagricultural production and business.During these hard times, accessing business funds is a challenge for instance right now getting funds for sponsoring agricultural activities is hectic so this fund is to help in purchase of agricultural products that is a challenge accessing due to the negative national economic diviation state thereby helping in farm sponsorship to help ran the farm irrespective of the finacial chellenge hence ensuring good returns.

Income Source

Being that my business is a little bit mature and has enhanced making of stable background of reliable customers who are still accessible to my products. Though currently there is no open air marketing but the reliable customers especially those in nearby markets and localities place their orders online and deliveries done at an affordable price. This ensures smooth running of the business though there is a negative tilt in profits made,but the little gotten can still be used successfully to sustain it and used in all repayments in time.

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$62.87

Date disbursed

Jun 3, 2020

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

6 weeks

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $5.30

Credit risk payment: $5.82

Lenders

Jason

Auckland, New Zealand

Ren

Minneapolis/StPaul, United States

Vratik Krocik

Prague, Czech Republic

M

Margaret

United States

M

Mary

United States

Donald Major

United States

Christine

Munich, Germany

M

Maria

Germany

Yosef

United States

V

Victoria

United States

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  • Caroline Muhoro    Jan 8, 2021

    Lawrence has said that he is still unwell but will try and pay some instalments.

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  • Lawrence Otieno    Nov 23, 2020

    Poor health hence poor business management therefore there is chance of paying small instalments to sustain the business as well

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  • Aleks    Oct 31, 2020

    Glad to hear the loan will help you improve your business stock. If it's easy for you to do, please post some pictures of your stock. It's always nice to see the results of a loan.

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  • Lawrence Otieno    Oct 30, 2020

    Thank you very much for the loan and I'll use it to improve my business stock and increase the customers by satisfaction of diverse needs. Thank you.

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  • Lawrence Otieno    Oct 30, 2020

    The loan has greatly helped me come up in my business management and upgrade during this time that businesses have problems in rising up and am grateful for the support and I know together you'll help me to the great dream heights and living to seeing them becoming realistic and live. Thanks.

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  • Lawrence Otieno    Oct 16, 2020

    Then loan is to increase stock and engage more customers to help improve the business stability. I thank you very much and I promise never to let you down

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  • Lawrence Otieno    Oct 16, 2020

    Am honestly thankful for your help and growth of my business and the investment and looking forward to moving ahead with you

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  • Wilberforce Okelo    Jul 21, 2020

    I called Lawrence, he has promised to pay the overdue loan soon.

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  • Lawrence Otieno    Jul 14, 2020

    I made payment but has failed to reflect kindly give way out

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    • LJ    Jul 15, 2020

      Please contact the Director using the HELP link in your account.
      She is the only one who can help with that. From your HELP link,
      you would need to create a private "Payment not posted" support ticket to send to her.

      Best wishes, and please stay safe. :)

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  • Wilberforce Okelo    Jul 12, 2020

    I have again called Lawrence in matters pertaining to loan repayment & I would wish to confirm that the weekly loan instalment of Ksh. 1,064 due on 11/07/2020 was paid on 10/07/2020 at 2058hrs. Please update the same on his loan page upon confirmation of the same. The payment was done by his contact.

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  • Wilberforce Okelo    Jul 11, 2020

    I have called Lawrence,for loan payment follow up... he's offline so does his referees.

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  • Lawrence Otieno    Jun 3, 2020

    Am grateful and promise to pay in time because it will fully sustain the business as aspirated

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  • Mary    Jun 2, 2020

    I am glad you are able to continue your business Lawrence. Zidisha is a powerful tool when used correctly to grow businesses. I hope to loan to you many more times in the future as your business grows!

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  • Lawrence Otieno    May 26, 2020

    Honestly I sincerely appreciate the loan offered and was of great help to me and looking foward to elevating to the next level of agriculture

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  • Lawrence Otieno    May 21, 2020

    Thanks for the offer
    Will use the loan to buy farming products and has been of great help to me,thanks alot.

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  • Makepeace-Boyle Family    May 20, 2020

    Ramadan Mubarak

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