Business loan for retail grocery and shop

Carren Chepkorir

Eldoret, Kenya

100% repaid



Carren Chepkorir

Member since

May 2021

On-time repayments

24 installments  •  83%

About Me

Hi, Thank you for supporting my journey and business, My name is Caren Chepkorir, most people call me Chep its a short form of Chepkorir. I am 25 years old, We are six children in the family, three are girls and three are boys, Am the second born. My mother passed on two years ago, My mother was a single mother, I had to work hand in hand with my elder brother to take care of the siblings, I started selling charcoal and potatoes to make ends meet, Its from the business that i gained interest to move out of the village and start a grocery business in town, Later on i secured a loan from a bank and started a shop. I also joined college where i took business management to gain knowledge on how to run and manage the business. When i had of zidisha i became anxious to join hopping to expand my knowledge and gain experience. I thank you all for support and my plan is to expand my shop and make more profit to sustain my siblings.

My Business

My business is to sell food stuffs and vegetables, I hope to secure the loan to expand my business and make more profit.
My business has grown since i started, with zidisha am sure i will manage to expand and also serve my customers demand.

Loan Proposal

Once I receive the loan it will help me expand my grocery, with a bigger stock I'll make more money. I will buy more fruits and vegetables.

Income Source

My business is well because food is being consumed on daily basis.i will be able to pay back the loan and expand the business due to demand.

My Videos

Jun 1, 2021: Carren zidisha member





Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

May 25, 2021

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

1 week

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $0.68

Credit risk payment: $3.40


Paul Buchheit

Mountain View, United States

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Amount repaid


Amount remaining


Date repaid

May 31, 2021


Fully repaid

Repayment History

Expected Payments Actual Payments
Jun 7, 2021 $14.55 May 31, 2021 $14.35
May 31, 2021 $0.19