Business boost for selling vegetables in provisions store


Nairobi, Kenya

100% paid forward




Member since

May 2021

On-time repayments

53 installments  •  40%

About Me

Am Kennedy Ndeto from Nairobi Kenya. Am the firstborn of peasant farmers with four other siblings. I grew up in the eastern part of our country I.e kangundo in Machakos county. Schooling in the late 80s and 90s in all rural Kenya was an uphill task. I was not an exception. From trekking barefooted for kilometers, tattered uniforms, and the hunger pangs but I overcame these and did my eight years primary and four years secondary education. I dint perform very well in my high school hence I remained home helping my peasant farmers until I was employed by the Government of Kenya as a public servant. After I married and started a family expenses kept raising unable to be covered by my salary. I opened a small vegetable business to support my wife and partner to raise our three children but which has have been hit hard by the corona pandemic. Hopefully, I can get some funding which I plan to pay using my small salary and raise steadily again to a more meaningful business.

My Business

I Am employed by GOK as a public servant.
Again, I have a small vegetable vending business in partnership with my wife. We sell tomatoes, Kales, cabbages and few fruits within our neighborhood. We choose this business because its low startup capital and the few government licenses required. Currently, most of the profits from this carter for our family needs like rent, food, electricity and water, and school fees.

Project Proposal

I have a small groceries vending business in partnership with my wife. We sell consumable household foodstuffs within our neighborhood in Nairobi city umoja three estate. Its a small business with minimum requirements in terms of capital and licences. Currently the profits from this business are minimal and most of it carters for our family needs like rent, food, electricity and water, and school fees.
I intend to use the monies to re boost the business to ensure it can be on its feet again after the effects of Covid 19 which really affected our cash-flow. I hope my request will meet the best of your approval and consideration. Thank you.





Project Info

Project Type

Pay It Forward

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Sep 19, 2021


Paul Buchheit

Mountain View, United States


Kisumu, Kenya


Nakuru, Kenya

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