Buy refurbished computers for my business

Peter Odongo

Nairobi, Kenya

100% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Peter Odongo

Member since

August 2015

On-time repayments

273 installments  •  86%

About Me

Life hasn't been easy for me since childhood as I did loose my parents at a young age when I was 4 and 6 year s old thats my father was the first then mom later.I have lived with well wishers who took me in for the better part of my early life but life took a bad turn when all the help was stopped by my guardian he decide to concentrate on his family because he had no more cash to support me and my siblings.This affected my education as I had to resit my kcpe in 2003 because there was no money to take me to high school.I made it,to high school the following year but I later dropped out as it was hard for me,to cop up.I came to Nairobi to look for my sister but ended up looking for construction work I knew all was lost but God heard my prayer thats when I met another friend Reagan who taught me computers after a short while he sponsered me to go back to school in 2011 which I took but it was never easy but God saw me through with a C+ inKCSE 2013 at the age of 25. Reagan saw in me what I couldn't even see myself the brain to grasp in class even after 7 years the last time I touched books my goal was to go to high school and I made it but I had to sit with students younger than me.I was a dad they were not I had to stoop low to fit this made me a laughing stock They laughed at me but I made it through.i made them understand that life is all about giving yourself to what you believe in. Due to my efforts to get educated am the most educated in our family and still want to go far .i still want to go on to university but I cant . Before going back to school I knew I had left a family back my wife and two beautiful kids I need to take care of them.I would want my children to never have to endure what I went through and I can only do that if am financial stable.when am not busy thinking about life I love playing soccer and am also good at it

My Business

Am employed with a minimum salary of 260 dollars and this together with my small business I intend to expand and make a bigger impact. This year though it has been hard to make it business wise I managed to get a good performance of my agriculture project of which am waiting to harvest in due time. I shifted to agriculture because it provides a better ready market . Kenya generally consumes maize meal as the most preferred food .The market is vibrant but I intend to store my produce and supply to schools early next year.

Loan Proposal

This loan is part of my ambition to buy computers with high specification suitable for gaming. Considering that a new computer cost much I will go for refurbished one which will cost me less than a new one. The following is a brake down on how this loan will be spent:
1. Buy two refurbished computers which will cost $97 each. This are cpu only monitor not included.

This is a very big step at reducing the number of incidents of kids endulging in bad behaviours it like making a safer community by engaging young mind into something not harmful considering that where I come from a surrounded by ghettos and much happens.

On personal level profits will double that's from 30% to 60% keeping in mind that it's holiday season compared toto depending on evening and weekend only. The best thing about this is that if not in use for games this new machines will be used to access the Internet or typesetting for my customers I consider this a milestone depending on customers.

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$199.04

Date disbursed

Nov 18, 2015

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

8 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $8.26

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  • Peter Odongo    Jun 7, 2021

    Hi lenders, things have been so hard but I intend to complete my repayment.

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  • Peter Odongo    May 30, 2021

    Hi lenders , things are thick over here but I intend to complete my payments.

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  • Elisha Cheruiyot    Jan 31, 2021

    is experiencing tough times. wants to reduce installment period .

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  • Peter Odongo    Jan 14, 2021

    Hi lenders, things are not good on our side .would like to reduce my install ments.

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  • Peter Odongo    Nov 19, 2020

    Hi lenders,thank you for you support I just want to take thing slow as we navigate this pandemic. I hope things will get better. Thank you

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  • Peter Odongo    Oct 1, 2020

    Hi lenders,
    Due to the prevailing situation I have to reduce my installments.

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  • Peter Odongo    Aug 19, 2020

    Hi lenders,
    Allow me to reduce my repayments to accommodate this hard times.

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  • Janice Njoki    Aug 15, 2020

    Peter is still not able to pay the large amount weekly, therefore requested for more time.

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  • Peter Odongo    Jul 10, 2020

    Hi lenders,
    Due to the ongoing pandemic, I can't not raise the installment as agree.

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  • Janice Njoki    Jun 24, 2020

    Mr. Odongo has promised to pay his rescheduled loan this weekend as he expects his business will normalize again soon. Thanks

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  • Peter Odongo    May 22, 2020

    Hi lenders,
    Due to the economy being unstable am not able to make my payments as agreed please accept the reduction I have made.

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  • Janice Njoki    May 5, 2020

    He has promised to reschedule his loan and repay the little amount he has.

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  • Peter Odongo    Apr 14, 2020

    Hi, lenders
    It has been hard,but we shall overcome.
    Thank you.

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  • Janice Njoki    Apr 4, 2020

    Mr.Odongo is willing to pay the loan only requested for an extension so that he sells off his farm produce soon.

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  • Eunice Atieno Otieno    Mar 21, 2020

    He said that he will honour his payments to zidisha in few days as the business is currently down.

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  • Peter Odongo    Mar 9, 2020

    Hi lenders ,I would like to request to maintaining my current installment for the next 5 installments Thank you

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  • Peter Odongo    Jan 30, 2020

    Hi lenders,please allow me to reduce my repayments for the next installments.
    Thank you

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  • Peter Odongo    Dec 28, 2019

    Hi lenders,
    Please allow me to reduce my installments for the next five repayments.

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  • Peter Odongo    Nov 18, 2019

    Hi Lenders,
    Due to economical hardship being experienced ,I would like to maintain my current repayments.
    Thank you

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  • Peter Odongo    Oct 14, 2019

    Hi Lenders,
    I would like to reduce my repayment to Ksh. 500 . am having a financial difficulties as of now.

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