Cabbage planting

Benjamin Keino

Kitale, Kenya

100% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Benjamin Keino

Member since

March 2016

On-time repayments

78 installments  •  90%

About Me

I was born in 1992. My dad died so my got married to my step dad. Despite him being educated,when I was young he tortured me and with the support of my real mum I almost died.However I was saved by neighbours it was march 2004. Taken to court and later in August I was admitted in a children's home where my passion for farming started growing. My mother died in 2008 and I finished high school well in 2011. My life was like hell and I thank God and everyone that am alive.

My Business

I provide training to new farmers and especially youths,I sell eggs. Local eggs ate always in demand and people always need to be trained so that they can have ability to run their own farms well and get a profit out of it.
Currently we are facing maize shortage in the country this has made animal feeds to go up. Thus the cost of production is high now the majority of my profit comes from training. Not eggs. And the profits that I get I use it to re-invest in the project to make sure that I can increase my income.

Loan Proposal

I would wish to buy seeds for cabbage costing ksh.500, buy fertilizer 2kg costing ksh.200
This will help me stay in market. I expect the business to grow and create employment for myself and others
By dry season in November I wish to buy a water pump costing Ksh.30,000,pipes costing 12,000 to do irrigation using watering Kane.

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  • Mary    Oct 29, 2018

    Benjamin is a wonderful borrower. He is a hard worker and is always looking for ways to improve his farming. During challenging times he really makes an effort to keep up payments. I would recommend loaning to any of his future projects.

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  • Mary    May 30, 2018

    Benjamin is a model Zidisha borrower. He carefully considers all business options before appling for a loan. I highly recommend loaning to him!

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  • Margaret    May 24, 2018

    Perfect repayment! Benjamin is a responsible borrower!

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  • Mary    Nov 3, 2017

    Benjamin is a model Zidisha Borrower. He makes regular payments and keeps lenders updated as to the challenges and successes he meets in his business. I highly recommend him for funding any future loans.

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  • Margaret    Jul 28, 2017

    Benjamin paid off his loan perfectly once again. I would gladly lend to him again and encourage others to do the same!

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  • Mary    May 13, 2017

    Benjamin is a model borrower. He has a strong business sense and is adaptable to all business conditions both good and challenging. I will always be willing to loan to him!

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$10.00

Date disbursed

Jul 6, 2016

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

6 weeks

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $0.42

Lenders

M

Margaret

United States

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