Selling bicycle spare parts to save for college

Siapelela Siabbeta

Choma, Zambia

21% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Siapelela Siabbeta

Member since

June 2016

On-time repayments

176 installments  •  4%

About Me

my name is siabeta.i was born in 1990 in sinazongwe southern province of choma. i was born in a family of six.five boys and 1 girl.iam the second born. my parents are small scale scale farmers in the village.i went to sinazeze basic sch. thereafter i went to choma day high school.i completed my grade twelve in 2012.my parents could not afford to send me to college due to lack of money. i overcame hardships through doing manual works. i sold one of my property and from the money i started my business. our culture is unique as most of us like farming and rearing livestock. iam married and i have a son,he wants to be a doctor one day. i love to play football.

My Business

i sell bicycle spare parts. its a big part in the mode of transport in our society and products are on demand. i order my goods from lusaka. i use the profit for consumption , school fees and a normal day to day living and i also invest in the business.i hope to raise enough money to go to college one day.when zidisha gives me a loan i will use the money to order more bicycle spare parts so that i can make more profit.that way,i will expand my business and be able to take good care of my family.am also the one who takes care of my parents therefore i have a big responsibility.i have a small shop where i sell the spare parts.i also grow maize.therefore il also get some maize seed and fertilizer to plant maize

Loan Proposal

when i recieve the loan,i will use the money to order more spare parts and expand my business.that way i will be be able to raise enough money to take care of my family and raise money for college. i know that when i go to college i will get a job and be able to take better care of my family.i would like to be a teacher one day.i will be grateful when i recieve this loan because it will help make my dreams come true

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$187.07

Date disbursed

Sep 7, 2016

Repayment status

Late

Projected term

41 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $5.38

Upon joining Zidisha, Siapelela paid a lifetime membership fee of $16.09.

Lenders

Daniel

Brussels, Belgium

YB Song

Seoul, Republic of Korea

AltruisticSelfishnes

Chicago, United States

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Tec69200

Jacksonville, United States

Zidisha

Sterling, United States

J

JakeA

Wellington, New Zealand

T

Travelbear

Asheville, United States

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UmSaeed

Southfield, United States

M

mwkelley2

Columbus, OH, United States

A

Aaron

Zurich, Switzerland

OlyRhys

Olympia, United States

B

BillyJ

McKinney, United States

T

Tui1974

nuenen, Netherlands

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1711mp

Brooklyn, United States

A

Andy

Berlin, United States

I

ianb723

ROCHESTER, United States

A

arwaandali

Ottawa, Canada

W

Winniether

Rochester, United States

A

amish

San Francisco, United States

T

Taupe

Balzers, Liechtenstein

E

erlingre

Sør-Fron, Norway

ashleeandjeanelle

Auckland, New Zealand

F

Fintons

Grand Rapids, United States

N

Navigator

Alavus, Finland

K

Krishroff

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

kivadoris

Vancouver, Washington, United States

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AndrewC

London, United Kingdom

C

Carlos

Barcelona, Spain

S

Sreval

Manly, Australia

T

ThereIsNoGod

Singapore, Singapore

soniad

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Travelover

Northville, United States

Parkmobile

Fort Bragg, United States

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andy.gayton

San Francisco, United States

Dutchguy

Nijmegen, Netherlands

OP

Old People

Corona Del Mar, United States

Matching Fund

Sterling, United States

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payette

Ottawa, Canada

J

jmwinga

Denver, United States

T

Trooperdan

United States

FrancoisGarcia

Montreal, Canada

Dreamworks.nl

Den Haag, Netherlands

jonnyhj

Stockholm, Sweden

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wyogirl

United States

AltruismUSA

Los Angeles, Ca, United States

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sarah4d2

Saint Louis, United States

smastermind

Jerusalem, Israel

mepster

San Francisco, Ca, United States

belvi

Hoogeveen, Netherlands

J

JonAlec

United States

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HLCharityFund

United Kingdom

Grant Xavier Storer

Seattle, Wa, United States

J

Joggele

Austria, Austria

Vitus

Czech Republic

B

beegkitty

United States

K

Kebrenagast

New York, United States

P

PeterSpencer

United Kingdom

dust

Seattle, United States

MW

Matt Willis

United States

V

Vidar

Oslo, Norway

Tom Eggert

Madison, United States

johannes

Taipei, Taiwan

E

Elle

New York, United States

Ren

Minneapolis/StPaul, United States

Craig Newmark

United States

Humble Bundle Community

San Francisco, United States

A

Anonymous

United States

A and A

Canada, Canada

A

Anonymous

United States

A

Anonymous

United States

JG

Jake Gibson and Beverly Picardo

San Francisco, United States

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