Buying two brand new scanners

Bertha Boahemaa

Berekum, Ghana

100% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Bertha Boahemaa

Member since

February 2015

On-time repayments

108 installments  •  56%

About Me

I am Boahema Bertha from Nkoranza in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana.I had my elementary education at Akab complex school and senior high school at Notre Dame girls' snior high in Sunyani .I then pursued Diploma in Education at the Berekum College of Education, taught for a while and undertook a degree in education at the University of Education Winneba . I am currently still a teacher by profession. While in school, i had always wanted to have another source of income to my monthly salary, that therefore edged me to learn more about printing press.
My hobbies are; surfing the internet playing computer games , watching football match and making friends all over the world.

My Business

I started operating my printing press in 2010 after devoting my time after school into how to operate a printing press as an apprentice for 2 years.
There are a lot of Schools, Businesses and other Organization that demand my service in the area of typing and printing of their work. Most of the youth are also unemployed and saw this an opportunity to employ some of these youths who are idle to work with while learning how to operate this business at the same time for their own benefit. I deemed it necessary to take this opportunity to start this business. I am now having four (4) apprentices and three (3) full time workers. Some of the services we offer include: Typesetting, Lamination, Posters, Invitation cards, Scanning, Photocopying, Books printing, lCalendar making, Printing of passport pictures. I purchase many of the necessary machines i need for these services with a loan and i still need to do more to improve my business and making it unique .
I seek to expand my production capacity and increase output by 60% next year and so it is imperative to keep the business on sound footing as well as my customer base hence the need for the Loan. My typical cost is based on light and water bill which is about $100 ,$600 to my 3 full time workers and other overhead cost $300.
The profit from my business basically goes into reinvestment in growing the business and helping few friends who are in financial crises. I will be supporting my sister and brother who are leaving with my father but have helped them complete their secondary education awaiting to further their education to the tertiary level from my profit as i have a small savings for them in that direction.
Loan repayment
I will be able to service my loan with part of my teaching salary and the profit from business.

Loan Proposal

Dear lenders,
Thanks a lot for the second loan .I will be buying this this two brand new scanners at a cost of $156.
This will help increase my profit by 30%. I will use the profit pays fees of my siblings.

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$167.75

Date disbursed

Jul 6, 2015

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

5 weeks

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $4.30

Lenders

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CWS

Huntington beach, ca, United States

H

Hilke

Bremen, Germany

Ishaque

New Jersey, United States

J

johan

Oslo, Norway

P

Peter

München, Germany

torelizer

Reggio Emilia, Italy

BelleStarr

Albuquerque, United States

I

ideerge

Mountain View, United States

J

JeanSmith

Mercer County, United States

Rocketdrive

Eugene, Oregon, United States

G

golivera

Lima, Peru

R

rcmssr

Woodbury, United States

G

giaco

madrid, Spain

sebastienrosa

Quebec, Canada

T

ToddK

Indianapolis, IN, USA, United States

S

Steveandson

Arlington, United States

BJ

Brandon Joz

North Carolina, United States

A

Angela

Heide, Germany

Jeff and Marcie

Portland, OR, United States

jmsquared

Seattle, United States

R

Rossman

Poland, United States

C

CheesemanDan

Shanghai, China

P

proby24

Singapore, Singapore

Raymondo

Dublin, Ireland

T

tmsaddress

Orlando, Florida, United States

rasmus

Bern, Switzerland

ads68

Melbourne, Australia

dmirpuri

Bangkok, Thailand

M

Malibu

Westwood, United States

Paul Buchheit

Mountain View, United States

I

idris

United States

C

CeciliaB

United States

Dave Bogard

New York, United States

Jamie

Dublin, Ireland

JL

Jindou Lee

United States

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  • Bertha Boahemaa    Feb 7, 2016

    I am undertaking a workshop to upgrade myself and hence need some money. Will readjust up soon.

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  • Bertha Boahemaa    Oct 15, 2015

    Dear lenders,
    work has been a slow at the moment. I will readjust in no time. Thanks

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  • Bertha Boahemaa    Sep 24, 2015

    Dear lenders,
    Thanks for the loan. I have bought a brand new desktop computer. I must say I have experienced a big difference since I bought this computer. Work is moving on fine as expected. Thanks lenders

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  • Bertha Boahemaa    Sep 2, 2015

    Hi lenders
    Thanks for for funding my loan. I will be buying a brand new desktop with to help improve production.
    Thanks

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  • Bertha Boahemaa    Sep 2, 2015

    Hi lenders
    Thanks for for funding my loan. I will be buying a brand new desktop with to help improve production.
    Thanks

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  • Alfred Acheampong    Aug 24, 2015

    dear lenders please help me out am left with 1 hour for my loan to expire with 59%.

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  • Bertha Boahemaa    Aug 22, 2015

    dear lenders,
    thanks for your support and I must say the loans have actually improved my business. I have planned opening a new branch and hope your support will help me realized this. thank you

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  • Bertha Boahemaa    Jul 30, 2015

    Work has been good and the need to increase my loan repayment.

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  • Bertha Boahemaa    Jul 8, 2015

    Dear lenders,
    I have received the loan amount and I am happy to let you know that with your support I now have in my possession two brand new scanners.
    Thanks and God bless you all

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  • Bertha Boahemaa    Jul 5, 2015

    Thanks lenders for your support. I will be buying two scanners as soon as I received the loan amount.

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  • Bertha Boahemaa    Jun 27, 2015

    Pictures at work

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  • Bertha Boahemaa    Jun 27, 2015

    I am happy to bring to your notice that I fully repaid my loan and will be coming your way soon for my third loan . thanks for your support

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  • Bertha Boahemaa    Jun 16, 2015

    Business is booming thanks to lenders and entire team.

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  • Bertha Boahemaa    May 1, 2015

    Thank you my lenders ,I have bought my new printer and it is working perfectly. My productivity is increasing thanks to Zidisha.
    The profit from this will also help me support my brother and adopted daughter to further their tertiary eduaction. i expect my profit to increase by 50% averagely

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  • Bertha Boahemaa    Apr 26, 2015

    Thanks lenders,
    I must say I am so excited for this loan as my dream of acquiring epson printer is now achieved. I will be able to meet my demands at work.

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  • Joseph Kamau    Apr 26, 2015

    all the best in your venture

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  • Bertha Boahemaa    Apr 14, 2015

    Dear lenders,
    I am here once again pleading for your support for this second loan having successfully repaid fully my first loan. Please come and support me as you did with my first loan .
    Thank you.

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  • Atheist4good    Apr 8, 2015

    I am so happy that things are working out for you. Dream big!

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    • Bertha Boahemaa    Apr 13, 2015

      Thanks Atheist4good,
      your are part of my success

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    • Joseph Quansah    May 2, 2015

      I am very grateful to Brian and Matt Willis for funding my account to this level. I am very optimistic that this loan will be funded fully to enable me continue with my business and get a lot of sales in the coming months. I wish that other lenders support the funding of this loan to realize my dreams and continue to be in business. God bless you all. More power to your elbows!!!
      Please lenders, help me to get this loan funded in full. This is my loan url
      www.zidisha.org/loan/16950#...

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  • Bertha Boahemaa    Apr 8, 2015

    Dear lenders
    Thanks once again for the loan. I never knew a loan would helped a lot when Zidisha was made known to me. I wanted to do everything with my own resources. Zidisha has made me realize the importance of going in for a loan. I am now happy I'm with a happy family

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  • Bertha Boahemaa    Mar 13, 2015

    I am very grateful to Zidisha and my lenders for funding my loan. I used it in buying ink for my printer and other stationary for my printing business. This increased my profit by 20%

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