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Gladys Kithaka

Nakuru, Kenya

45% repaid



Gladys Kithaka

Member since

March 2018

On-time repayments

6 installments  •  67%

About Me

I am called Gladys Kithaka I am a single mother young in age .my family background is very bitter and painful .I grew up in a family of 5 my parents are illerate since they did not have opportunity to go to school however they managed to take us to school but through hardship of doing casual jobs on home is famours in growing Mir as hence we grew up throw that farming miraa.unfortunately when I was in form 2 I dropped because a man impragnated me prematurely I had to drop school .I joined the man who was by then working in Nakuru town .I stayed with him and had 2kids which after some time after a lot of domestic violence I decided to separate the marriage and begin to stay alone I did some casual jobs which gave me some cash I saved and trained to begin tailoring I managed to begin a tailoring shop which assisted me up to now to pay rent buy food and fees for my kids who are one in nursery and the other in class 4 my daughter would like to be a nurse and my son a pilot .my Hobie's are music traveling

My Business

my business deals with tailoring its just 3years old I am yet to upgrade my main source of income comes from there.I buy materials and make uniforms for primary school kids I also do repair clothes my customers love my business because I open my shop early and close late my prices are friendly and I am the only tailour who do repair clothes in my estate in a month I make 300dollars after paying and deducting my costs of transport rent materials I train with 200dollars as my net profit this is what I use to pay fees food and other upkeep

Loan Proposal

I will buy air time of 0.22os adollar and will use it to buy bundles to communicate to my lenders for future lending This will help them gain trust in me and be able through zidisha to get funding and grow my business





Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

May 31, 2018

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

1 week

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $0.01

Credit risk payment: $0.02


Claire Lewis

Wales Uk, United Kingdom

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