First grade school supplies

Damaris Okwuosa

Delmonte Thika, Kenya

109% paid forward



Damaris Okwuosa

Member since

April 2017

On-time repayments

22 installments  •  36%

About Me

My name is Damaris Okwuosa,a female graduate teacher.Am the 6th child in my family. Raised by my mom. Trained as a graduate Teacher. I started business so as to substitute the small salary I earn. Am also a mother of 3 children. I recently enrolled in a business mentorship program sponsored by UNITAR AND ABSA.
It is mentoring women who are both in business and working life..this has helped me understand the business needs

My Business

I sell small fish, omena or dagaa in my neighborhood. I do this on small scale. I get a profit of about Ksh. 5,000/-per month. This business helps me to manage expenses in my house, am able to provide basic utilities for my children.I have also started a new side business still food related.I prepare snacks for school going children,these snacks sell very well in the morning. This has helped me to expand my income a little bit and to cushion me in the tough economic times.I recently concluded a business mentorship program sponsored by UNITAR AND ABSA am able to understand my customers and also understand the challenges women face in business.
Am also gaining more experience on how to grow my business.
I look forward to finishing my masters degree next year,all this is an effort to improve my skills and experience.

Project Proposal

I would like to get this cash so I can fund my young one back to school. She's is starting grade 1 and will need several things including a new bag stationery modelling clay and learning models





Project Info

Project Type

Pay It Forward

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Jan 6, 2023

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $1.02

Pay It Forward contribution: $3.05


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Gerald Ongeri

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