Brigita Manyifu

Mzambarauni, Kenya

100% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Brigita Manyifu

Location

Mzambarauni, Kenya

On-time repayments

12 monthly installments  •  83%

About Me

my names are brigita juma manyifu,i live in mtwapa mzambarauni in kilifi county within the republic of kenya.mzambarauni is located in the north coast of Kenya and a very busy tourist hub with beautiful beaches and mangrove forests.my main occupation is in the transport business within mtwapa mzambarauni area.i sell spare parts like brakes,headlights,rims,tubes,bolts,carburetors,side mirrors,chains,oils,petrol,grease,reflectors and many more items.i went to mzambarauni primary school in the year 1992,then i went to kinango secondary in the year 1999.i then did a diploma in electricals from mombasa polytechnic school in kenya in the year 2000.i was employed as an as a marketer in one marketing firm ,i then worked with other company in mombasa in Kenya.i started this business in order to help my self and my family especially my children to go to better schools.I also started this because of the high population within mtwapa since its about to become a big town in Kenya.i will use the earnings to add more stock and expand my business to be able to attract more people and help my family with basic needs.

My Business

My main occupation is in the transport business within mtwapa mzambarauni area.i sell spare parts like brakes,headlights,rims,tubes,bolts,carburetors,side mirrors,chains,oils,petrol,grease,reflectors and other items of value.Demand for these items is so high due to high population within mtwapa coupled with a twenty four hour economy within here.the demand is high due to most of them being small scale business men and civil servants who have low income and hence able to attract them.my customers prefer here because i sell fresh goods and services and too my level of hygiene is so high for that case therefore able to make more cash as a result of more customers.competition is there however i have my standards are very high through cleanliness and reasonable prices that is able to attract customers.we have about 3000 motorbikes within mtwapa ranging from bajaj.tiama and haojin.my business is profitable because i sell substance items that are used by the society on daily basis.my monthly gross profit is Kenya shillings55,000.expenses is Kenya shillings 25,000.The balance of Kenya shillings 30,000 can be used to pay my lenders and also expand my business.

Loan Proposal

Am so glad that my loan application has reached this stage, my sincere thanks to the entire zidisha team for the hard work towards my application. As a business woman i always want to see my customers smile with the best services that i offer them. So with this loan i will buy spare parts. These will add to the existing stock that i have and this will make the business lively and i expect more customers and this means more income.

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$100.33

Date disbursed

May 7, 2013

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

12 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Lender interest: $100.33 at 1.00% annual rate over 12 months = $1.07

Service fee: $5.34

Upon joining Zidisha, Brigita paid a lifetime membership fee of $8.86.

Lenders

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SpencerMa

Kanata, Canada

MindMuse

Talking Rock, United States

russell

leicester, United Kingdom

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LindsayB

Sydney, Australia

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