Buy hairpieces to resell

Rebecca Karanja

Banana Hills, Kenya

100% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Rebecca Karanja

Member since

January 2017

On-time repayments

62 installments  •  92%

About Me

My name is Rebecca. I am married with two children - a boy and a girl who are now in school. I was born and raised near Nairobi which is the capital city of Kenya. I grew up in a semi-urban set up and I did my school up to secondary school.

I later did a short course in hair care a beauty. I got jobs on short contracts and later with the help of my husband, started a beauty salon. I do hair work and I also sell beauty products such as hair pieces and body lotions.

One of my children would like to be a teacher and the other one a doctor when they grow up. I work very hard to bring their dreams into reality.

My Business

My work entails hair care for women as well as sales of beauty products. I mostly serve the working people such as teachers, office workers who work around my area. I am usually busy over the weekends when most of clients have time for beauty work.

I do make around $150 per month and I use $45 for over heads. I then spend the remaining balance to cater for my family expenses such as food and clothing. I hope to move my business to a bigger place once I get good money.

Loan Proposal

I will spend the entire amount to buy hair pieces at a whole sale price and then retail them. I hope to make a profit of $8 from this venture. This will boost my income and allow my business growth while at the same time allowing me to repay the loan.

I am optimistic that my business will now grow very fast since I now have Zidisha on my side.

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  • Joost    Aug 25, 2018

    All repayments were done on time.
    Nice status updates.

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$25.82

Date disbursed

Feb 2, 2017

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

6 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $1.10

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Paul Buchheit

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