Buy a bale of second hand clothes

Jane Wangui

Bamburi, Kenya

100% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Jane Wangui

Member since

February 2015

On-time repayments

280 installments  •  84%

About Me

My name is Jane Wangui, born and raised in Nakuru town in the Rift Valley region of Kenya. I was born in a family of 5 and I am the third born. My parents are farmers who practised food farming. The food was mainly for feeding the family and they would sell the surplus to meet other family needs.

I went to school up to secondary school level and then joined a college where I took a course in beauty and hair care. I later relocated to Mombasa to live with my sister. This is where I started a business dealing with sale of second hand clothes. This is what I am still doing and this business supports my 2 children.

My Business

I deal with retailing second hand clothes in an open air market. I normally get the clothes from importers and then retail. I am surrounded by working people and these are my main clients. I make between $120 and $200 per month which I use to support my family.

I intend to open a stall in near future so that I can direct my clients to a permanent place as opposed to what I am doing right now. It is my hope that by benefitting from Zidisha loans, I will be able to achieve my dream soon.

Loan Proposal

My business is still growing and I need more capital to maintain the growth momentum. I will use this money to buy a bale of assorted second hand clothes of a higher quality. This will fetch more money because I will be able to attract customers who have a better income.

A bale will cost me around USD 200 and I hope to make a profit of about USD 70 from the sale of these clothes. This is the best time to invest in better quality clothes because most people tend to buy 'new' clothes towards the end of the year.

Kindly consider supporting this project.

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About Me

My name is Jane Wangui, born and raised in Nakuru town in the Rift Valley region of Kenya. I was born in a family of 5 and I am the third born. My parents are farmers who practised food farming. The food was mainly for feeding the family and they would sell the surplus to meet other family needs.

I went to school up to secondary school level and then joined a college where I did a course in beauty and hair care. I later relocated to Mombasa to live with my sister and this is where I started a business dealing with sale of second hand clothes. This is what I am still doing and this business supports my 2 children.

My Business

I deal with retailing second hand clothes in an open air market. I normally get the clothes from importers and then retail. I am surrounded by working people and these are my main clients. I make between $120 and $200 per month which I use to support my family.

I intend to open a stall in near future so that I can direct my clients to a permanent place as opposed to what I am doing right now. It is my hope that by benefitting from Zidisha loans, I will be able to achieve my dream soon.

Loan Proposal

My business is still growing and I need more capital to maintain the growth momentum. I will use this money to buy a bale of assorted second hand clothes of a higher quality. This will fetch more money because I will be able to attract customers who have a better income.

A bale will cost me around USD 200 and I hope to make a profit of about USD 70 from the sale of these clothes. This is the best time to invest in better quality clothes because most people tend to buy 'new' clothes towards the end of the year.

Kindly consider supporting this project.

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$181.13

Date disbursed

Sep 29, 2015

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

15 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $7.52

Lenders

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Tmann

Los Angeles, United States

A

Anninymouse

Southampton, United Kingdom

Sideburnjack

Conroe, TX, United States

D

Delph007

Den Haag, Netherlands

carlos vendrell

Barcelona, Spain, Philippines

K

Krokslatt

Mölndal, Sweden

cyrus0302

San Francisco, United States

D

drjofleming

UK, United Kingdom

Charmonica

London, United Kingdom

F

Fiodal

Helsinki, Finland

M

m_dennis

Toronto, Canada

T

treyh

San Diego, CA, United States

E

evanglend

Arlington, United States

P

PeaceandLove

Morro Bay, United States

C

cjmenchaca

Austin, United States

B

blahblah

Nuernberg, Germany

S

Stijn

Hasselt, Belgium

J

jdhowa2

Louisville, KY, United States

R

RosemariHerrero

Stockholm, Sweden

HansLindgren

Uppsala, Sweden

beverly

Vancouver, Canada

CharlieBfl

Vaduz, Liechtenstein

J

jjonas

berlin, Germany

EmilAsker

Lomma, Sweden

B

Bavarian

Bavaria, Germany

B

bhalter

Eau Claire, United States

S

Snake707

Somewhere, Germany

E

Epona

Burgdorf, Switzerland

indeh

London, United Kingdom

J

Jaslogic

Castle Rock, United States

E

explosionsky

Brooklyn, United States

rasmus

Bern, Switzerland

T

toscoman

Adliswil, Switzerland

B

bopsquod

Seattle, Wa, United States

kickerofelves

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Cloudways

Malta, Malta

E

edcable

Seattle, United States

P

planespotter

Berlin, Germany

lorello

Vicopisano, Italy

Namaste250

Pittsford, United States

B

BClay

Campbell, United States

M

marcelitohb

Bremen, Germany

ads68

Melbourne, Australia

R

Rking

Eugene, United States

M

michaelangers

Toronto, Canada

P

Patrick5678

Beijing, China

Y

Yevrahs

Dallas, Texas, United States

Vintagebeeinc

Youngsville NC, United States

basicus

Cairo, Egypt

A

alkemyst

Geneve, Switzerland

JC

Jordi Cohen

New York, NY, United States

A

Anette

Uppsala, Sweden

K

KnutG

Bergen, Norway

BF

Bob Fitzjohn

Fontvielle, Monaco, Yemen

C

caz32

chertsey, United Kingdom

B

Bokolo

Leeds, United Kingdom

M

mmisoo

Nova Dubnica, Slovakia

F

Forfex

Zurich, Switzerland

B

bertvdlingen

utrecht, Netherlands

S

seikatsu

Palo Alto, CA, United States

C

CandC

Washington, DC, United States

M

Madone52

Brisbane, Australia

B

bwitt

Berkeley, United States

M

mrjamesg

London, United Kingdom

sderickson

Berkeley, CA, United States

H

HoseB

San Francisco, United States

Grant Xavier Storer

Seattle, Wa, United States

D

ddm08

United States

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Summary

Amount repaid

$190.19

Amount remaining

$0.00

Date repaid

Aug 19, 2016

Status

Fully repaid

Repayment History

Expected Payments Actual Payments
Oct 11, 2015 $3.00 Oct 11, 2015 $3.00
Oct 18, 2015 $3.00 Oct 18, 2015 $3.00
Oct 25, 2015 $3.00 Oct 21, 2015 $3.00
Nov 1, 2015 $3.00 Oct 25, 2015 $3.00
Nov 8, 2015 $3.00 Nov 3, 2015 $3.00
Nov 15, 2015 $3.00 Nov 8, 2015 $3.00
Nov 22, 2015 $3.00 Nov 15, 2015 $3.00
Nov 29, 2015 $3.00 Nov 21, 2015 $3.00
Dec 6, 2015 $3.00 Nov 22, 2015 $3.00
Dec 13, 2015 $3.00 Nov 29, 2015 $3.00
Dec 20, 2015 $3.00 Dec 6, 2015 $3.00
Dec 27, 2015 $3.00 Dec 13, 2015 $3.00
Jan 3, 2016 $3.00 Dec 13, 2015 $3.00
Jan 10, 2016 $3.00 Dec 13, 2015 $3.00
Jan 17, 2016 $3.00 Jan 2, 2016 $3.00
Jan 24, 2016 $3.00 Jan 3, 2016 $3.00
Jan 31, 2016 $3.00 Jan 8, 2016 $3.00
Feb 7, 2016 $3.00 Jan 20, 2016 $3.00
Feb 14, 2016 $3.00 Jan 24, 2016 $3.00
Feb 21, 2016 $3.00 Jan 28, 2016 $3.00
Feb 28, 2016 $3.00 Feb 7, 2016 $3.00
Mar 6, 2016 $3.00 Feb 14, 2016 $3.00
Mar 13, 2016 $3.00 Feb 14, 2016 $3.00
Mar 20, 2016 $3.00 Feb 20, 2016 $3.00
Mar 27, 2016 $3.00 Feb 27, 2016 $3.00
Apr 3, 2016 $3.00 Mar 9, 2016 $3.00
Apr 10, 2016 $3.00 Mar 15, 2016 $3.00
Apr 17, 2016 $3.00 Mar 19, 2016 $3.00
Apr 24, 2016 $3.00 Apr 1, 2016 $3.00
May 1, 2016 $3.00 Apr 1, 2016 $3.00
May 8, 2016 $3.00 Apr 1, 2016 $3.00
May 15, 2016 $3.00 Apr 1, 2016 $3.00
May 22, 2016 $3.00 Apr 1, 2016 $3.00
May 29, 2016 $3.00 Apr 8, 2016 $3.00
Jun 5, 2016 $3.00 Apr 8, 2016 $3.00
Jun 12, 2016 $3.00 Apr 25, 2016 $3.00
Jun 19, 2016 $3.00 May 30, 2016 $3.00
Jun 26, 2016 $3.00 May 30, 2016 $3.00
Jul 3, 2016 $3.00 May 30, 2016 $3.00
Jul 10, 2016 $3.00 May 30, 2016 $3.00
Jul 17, 2016 $3.00 Jun 19, 2016 $3.00
Jul 24, 2016 $3.00 Jun 29, 2016 $3.00
Jul 31, 2016 $3.00 Jul 1, 2016 $3.00
Aug 7, 2016 $3.00 Jul 8, 2016 $3.00
Aug 14, 2016 $3.00 Jul 8, 2016 $3.00
Aug 21, 2016 $3.00 Jul 23, 2016 $3.00
Aug 28, 2016 $3.00 Jul 23, 2016 $3.00
Sep 4, 2016 $3.00 Jul 23, 2016 $3.00
Sep 11, 2016 $3.00 Jul 23, 2016 $3.00
Sep 18, 2016 $3.00 Jul 23, 2016 $3.00
Sep 25, 2016 $3.00 Jul 23, 2016 $3.00
Oct 2, 2016 $3.00 Jul 23, 2016 $3.00
Oct 9, 2016 $3.00 Jul 23, 2016 $3.00
Oct 16, 2016 $3.00 Jul 24, 2016 $3.00
Oct 23, 2016 $3.00 Aug 19, 2016 $3.00
Oct 30, 2016 $3.00 Aug 19, 2016 $3.00
Nov 6, 2016 $3.00 Aug 19, 2016 $3.00
Nov 13, 2016 $3.00 Aug 19, 2016 $3.00
Nov 20, 2016 $3.00 Aug 19, 2016 $3.00
Nov 27, 2016 $3.00 Aug 19, 2016 $3.00
Dec 4, 2016 $3.00 Aug 19, 2016 $3.00
Dec 11, 2016 $3.00 Aug 19, 2016 $3.00
Dec 18, 2016 $3.00 Aug 19, 2016 $3.00
Dec 25, 2016 $1.19 Aug 19, 2016 $1.19

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