Buy hair and beauty products for my hair salon and stocks

Lilian Onani

Nakuru, Kenya

97% repaid



Lilian Onani

Member since

September 2016

On-time repayments

17 installments  •  47%

About Me

I grew up in nakuru county. When growning up I used to plait grass when we were left to look after the goats by my mum and had a lot of interest in plaiting . Slowly by slowly I was able to plait hair for my friends and so developed an interest in making hair, by the time I was through with my secondary education I was sure I wanted to do something to do with beauty. I. Enrolled on in hairdressing school and there is where I learnt everything to do with hair which has become a very good way of earning a living I have worked in the salon for a long time and also have trained quite a number of young girls. Amaya dream is to have a number of salons and a big training institution for hair so can help a those who might want to train and cannot afford the expensive colleges available I the country. I believe my dreams will come true one day that's why I work very hard to make this happen. The only problem that might be there is finances ,this being the main reason why I am looking for finances.

My Business

The business is a hair and beauty salon .We do hair chemical treatment,hair dyeing,manicure,pedicure,massage,plaiting hair,hair cuts etc. I started this business 3 years ago when an opportunity presented itself.I have trained in hair and beauty and was previously a trainer in a hair dressing college. I needed to move away from training and do business of hair and beauty parlour. The biggest challenge is workers who sometimes leave without notice and also we charge a lower price for students. My customers are Youth TV staff and students from egerton university,Kenya Methodist university and kabarak university in nakuru. IN future i Would like to expand and open high end branches in Nakuru. Am happy about my business because we make people to look beautiful and younger .

Loan Proposal

I want to add more products for the shop some for use by clients and others for sale.I buy at wholesale price and sell at a higher price. The products will cost kshs 5000 and I already have 3000 as my savings. I will buy the goods at wholesale price which is cheaper and gives greater margins. My business will grow as I will add a new profit line through product sales. The loan will help my family live well,eat a balanced diet,and have some money to go on holiday after the December sales.





Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Sep 11, 2016

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

5 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $0.90

Lilian opted to pay $3.95 into the Zidisha Members Loan Fund in return for a higher starting credit limit.

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