Catering course as i wait for my exam results

Sarafina Githinji

Nairobi, Kenya

100% repaid



Sarafina Githinji

Member since

July 2015

On-time repayments

115 installments  •  61%

About Me

I am the second-born in my family of five, depending on a single mother. We live in a small town at Kamirithu, located in Limuru. Currently, I'm the only one who has made it to high school and currently in my final year. However, I'm not in school at the moment, and yet I still want to finish and sit for my final exams. Basically, all other family members are looking up to me to complete and sort them out of this mess. They've tried the much they can be able, and with the remaining amount, I'll gladly be able to complete.

My Business

The only business am partaking right now is sale of clothes, which is actually my mother's only business. What I depend on mostly is my part time job at the school canteen, both during the morning and evening hours. I make quite some adequate amount, sufficient for both my pocket money as well as my siblings' needs. However, I'm currently not earning enough since I am not at school right now, despite the sought from bursaries and friends.
I plan on using this money to complete the school fees, go back to school and complete my final term, while still working at the canteen for the last time.

Loan Proposal

lenders and zidisha i first thank God for everything all through my education, Secondly i thank each and everyone of you for making it possible for me to complete my education without distructions from lessons.
Granted the same amount as my previous loan in amount 95 us dollars, i will use the money to pay for a catering course at ushirika catering home at a cost of 90 us dollars.
This school for catering in my region was started as an initiative to empower women in our society buy our member of parliament.
I find the need to advance my cooking skills and improve my foods taste so that i can be able to maintain to surplly mandazis to my previous school were i still cook and sell cakes at the canteen.
After completion of school i did convince the principal and got a chance to continue with my bussiness.
This involvement in cooking for two years of my time in the school, i found the opportunity a golden chance that i could not let go as i had no better work to go and do at home after completion of school.
i will definately pay the loan from the sale of cakes (mandazis). I will even have more time than before and hopefully make more profits as i will now be dedicated to job and not clases.
thank you for surpport and kindness.






Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Jan 8, 2016

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

6 weeks

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $3.99



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