Buying machines to work on shoes

Richard Ofori

Obuasi, Ghana

150% paid forward



Richard Ofori

Member since

June 2021

On-time repayments

12 installments  •  67%

About Me

I completed A-level education in Ghana and went into shoe making business. I grew up from an old village in Nzema and was very helpful to my parents in farming activities until I moved to the city to learn trading from my uncle who was a show maker.
I am married with four children and. My favourite hobby is football.

My Business

I make shoes and repair them to raise money. I make shoes and sandals at wholesale for retailers to buy. This business is very encouraging as each and every day people purchase all kinds of footwear to to help in their daily activities. I love this job because it's all I have been doing for the past 20years of my life. I have dream of establishing my own shoe factory and I know Zidisha would be very helpful. I always use the profit I gain for various expenses and also use some of the money for reimbursement.

Project Proposal

I am applying for this loan to help me buy machines to work on letter shoes. With this loan I would be able to secure a new sewing machine which would be used to mend more shoes. This would enable me sell more to raise profit to support my business.





Project Info

Project Type

Pay It Forward

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Jul 23, 2021

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $3.42


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