Buy timber to roof my home

Juliana Mbugwa

Kamirithu, Kenya

100% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Juliana Mbugwa

Location

Kamirithu, Kenya

On-time repayments

232 weekly installments  •  50%

About Me

My names are Juliana Chebet Mbugua. I was born and raised in the Rift Valley in a town called Kericho, and I have 3 brothers and two sisters. I joined Loitok Tok High School before I got married to a guy from Central who was working as a mechanic in the Rift Valley. Life in my home was so hard and my brothers had to go to school, so I had to get married to at least reduce the burden at home.

After marriage everything was OK: a hard-working husband who took care of me, opened a shop for me, and I got my first son a year later. My husband helped my brothers with their schooling and almost did everything for them.

After the 2008 elections is when things became hard. As I am from Rift Valley and my husband is from Central, and the two tribes are fighting against each other, my husband had to go to Central with the kids and I had to remain in the Rift Valley. We couldn't pay rent, school fees were a problem, but when peace was found again, I decided to join my husband in Central and we began a new life.

Things were hard because I didn't have a job and my husband was not known, so life was really stressful. Then I had to go to farms to do labour works, digging cultivation. This how I got employed at Betel Children's Home: when the pastor found my work in the farm to be good, I was employed to take care of the farm, then later as a matron.

My son is into business, the second-born is doing social science final year, and my last-born daughter is in high school and would like to be a nurse in the future. I like travelling, playing with kids, and farming.

My Business

I am a matron at Betel Children's Home. My work is to cook and take care of 15 children. I am paid a monthly salary of 350 USD, which I spend on my child's education and support my husband, who is a mechanic. I also do small-scale farming in the church farm, but this is not for sale: it's used to feed the children.

In the church, there is plenty of space where I can rear chickens for sale, and this the reason I will really appreciate getting a loan which will support me in beginning this project. Chicken is always in demand, and I am sure if I begin this I will be able to target hotels and people around. With the help of the kids, it will be easy for me to do the project.

Loan Proposal

Lenders am building a permanent house for my family, with help from my husband and elder son, i have managed to slowly raise the house to rental, Once i receive this loan i will spend 300 us dollars on buying timber,150 us dollars to pay for roofing services 52 us-dollars i will use to expand my poultry house.
This house am building in stages once it reaches roofing i will take two months to save for iron sheets.
I have plans to complete this house buy he end of the year.
Thank you so much for the support.

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$541.68

Date disbursed

May 31, 2017

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

4 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $24.28

Lenders

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WilsonLending

Atlanta, United States

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snowcrystal86

New York, United States

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CThelper

Guilford, United States

eagle3

Grand Ledge, United States

NhinSD

San Diego, United States

P

peterczech

Farmingdale, United States

lorrymac

Killough, United Kingdom

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ElmTree

Wadsworth, United States

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tommy0579

Salt Lake City, UT, United States

R

Roman

Barcelona, Spain

AnnaChristina

Pittsburgh, United States

M

mogensh

København V, Denmark

gr8ful

Syracuse, United States

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Senryu91

caldogno, Italy

S

stevetanner

Geneva, Switzerland

J

JandC

Watsonville, United States

DLarson

Morris, United States

A

Aleks

Oslo, Norway

Z

Zippo

Berlin, Germany

A

Aman

Johannesburg, South Africa

E

ebronken

Oslo, Norway

D

danderson1953

Plainsboro, United States

Jouni

Finland

AdvancingCompassion

San Diego, United States

K

KnutAnders

niedernhausen, Germany

J

jeremy

Chicago, United States

Blake

Rockford, United States

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RealUtopia

San Diego, United States

dhulsterwim

LIER, Belgium

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eboleaga

Mexico City, Mexico

rfriedenberg

New Jersey, United States

hugomesser

Blokker, Netherlands

A

Andrew22

Hopewell PA, United States

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zedoud

Hamburg, Germany

J

Johannes

Pirmasens, Germany

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Ldeschae

Gent, Belgium

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Goldrivermob

Gold River, Canada

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Marod

Edmonton, Canada

H

Harmony

Cleveland, United States

M

Masseman

Paris, France

A

albert

Barcelona, Spain

Lyssandra

Baltimore, United States

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SnifferTheBunny

Brighton, United Kingdom

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Bernsjx

Montreal, Canada

kalidanthepalidan

Denver, United States

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richdullaghan

Encinitas, United States

zZola

Gilford, United States

mikeice

Kohler, United States

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Clben7

Cincinnati, United States

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scottpz

branford, United States

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ImSirFing

United States

Shemuel

New Jersey, United States

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BlackMoss

United States

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thegreek1020

San Jose, United States

D

DCLending

United States

J

Jonas

Linköping, Sweden

Paul Buchheit

Mountain View, United States

H

Heroofcanton

United States

M

merk85

United States

poorinvest

Sandefjord, Norway

R

retzroff

United States

D

dfreire

Portugal

C

condo86

United States

larry

Sweden

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charleen

United States

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Ina

Goldsboro, United States

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AniaC

Melbourne, Australia

mepster

San Francisco, Ca, United States

B

blambert

United States

T

tehmle

United States

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Tim47

United States

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radhapatel

United States

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Medagan

San Franciso, United States

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cocolo

United States

M

maddierae93

United States

adrianz

United States

ND

Nick DG

Exeter, United Kingdom

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LondonTown

United Kingdom

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harriet

United Kingdom

S

Schwartz

United States

H

happyhappy

Switzerland

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laurahjones

United States

M

mcgeefamilyny

United States

T

Tony1

Australia

reluck

Marseille, France, France

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andreab

United States

JP

James Parker

Sacramento, United States

Frank Termathe

Frankfurt Main, Germany

Tanya

Nelson, New Zealand

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Sebastian

Dortmund, Germany

M

Marcus86257

United States

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PC

United States

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mmartin

United States

LB

Lily Bentley

United Kingdom

R

Robert

Berlin, Germany

Gerald Sporbert

Chemnitz, Germany

M

Morange

Republic of Korea

Jerome

Switzerland

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sa

Canada

T

Teresa

Australia

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Anonymous

United States

Jake Badger

Roskilde, Denmark

PC

Patrick Clavette

Hartford, Wisconsin, United States

K

Katrine

Drammen, Norway

MH

Michael Hall

United States

GF

Grace Franco

United States

Kristina Speed

Seattle, WA, United States

KW

Kevin Wehber

United States

BS

Bart Sturm

Amsterdam, Brazil

Deb Fox

Melbourne, Australia

Mark Thumpston

Solihull, UK, United Kingdom

SK

Sunghwan Kim

Republic of Korea

MA

Mary Art Hunt

United States

B

Beth

United States

K

KJLake

United States

ES

Ed Sikorski

United States

V

Vantine

United States

R

Ryan

United States

BV

Ben Veal

United Kingdom

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Susie

Christchurch, New Zealand

Thomas

Mueller, Germany

PG

Paul Graham

United States

The Zinc Team

San Francisco, United States

Humble Bundle Community

San Francisco, United States

Paul Buchheit

Mountain View, United States

Jan V

Port Dalhousie, Canada

Jane

Ontario, Canada

CN

Craig Newmark

United States

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