Doll fashions

Dorothy Chepkemoi Maritim

Nyagacho, Kenya


$1,670 to go

14% funded of $1,950 goal


days left



Dorothy Chepkemoi Maritim


Nyagacho, Kenya

On-time repayments

124 weekly installments  •  98%

About Me

my names Dorothy chepkemoi maritim, born in the year 1979 to a family of eight children. am the second born amongst them. my parents are retired civil servants. I schooled up-to college level I am a holder of cpa part 2 section 3. I was employed in a petroleum company ,where I resigned 3 years ago to do business full-time. Am married and a mother of 2 school going children. my husband work as a civil servant in county Assembly of Kericho

My Business

I started my business 4 years ago with a small amount of Kshs. 10000, it wasn't easy but with the small salary I used to earn while working as an account in some petroleum company I grew it up-to ksh. 200000. with your support I have been able to maintain good stock and now operating a stock of over 500000 average profit on a busy day is kshs. 5000 other day 2000. and am targetting a profit of kshs. 10000 per day which am seeing the potential as a plan to open a branch of the same. I opened a branch and it is doing well. I thank God.

Loan Proposal

I intend to use the loan to boost my boost my business by adding men and ladies suits and also change my shop from retailer to wholesaler. Thanks in advance.





Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Amount requested





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Dame Darcy

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  • Dorothy Chepkemoi Maritim    Sep 7, 2021

    Thanks you so much lenders, mat God bless you, will use the money to add stock on men and ladies sisit asi i change my business from retail to wholesale

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  • Ren    Sep 7, 2021

    Dorothy - I'm so happy for you that your loan funded. Good luck with your new venture!

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  • Joshi    Aug 27, 2021

    Hello Dorothy,
    I read your post on the forum and am contributing what I can to your loan. I am posting detailed comment on the forum as well which hopefully helps further.

    You are taking a big step of switching from retail to wholesale. Wish you all the best.

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  • Ren    Aug 26, 2021

    Hi Dorothy - I am hoping your loan funds this time - I know you keep trying! Good luck!!

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  • Ren    Aug 23, 2021

    I have no idea why your loan isn't funding. This must feel discouraging for you. Please - keep trying! Sometimes this happens - your loan is a good one - hopefully next time!

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  • Ren    Aug 18, 2021

    Good luck, Dorothy!

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  • Ren    Aug 16, 2021

    Hi Dorothy - Just wanted to share an idea with you - I mentioned this earlier - the name of your store is "Doll fashions". I believe people think you are making/selling clothes for toy dolls, and for many people, they would not be interested in funding this type of project. This is just my opinion, but I shared your loan request with a few people, and that is the first comment they had as well. So - my suggestion to you is to change the name of your loan - such as "clothing store" or "adding inventory to my women's and men's fashions".

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    • Laurie    Aug 17, 2021

      Excellent idea, Ren! :)
      I've just edited her Loan Title.

      I hadn't yet read her "Loan Proposal" section, and I also thought she was adding a stock of doll clothing to her store. I didn't realize that "Doll fashions" is the name of her store, because only "Doll" was capitalized. Had the title been "Doll Fashions", I would have realized that's the name of the store, although without reading the "Loan Proposal" I wouldn't have known she's not selling just clothing for dolls.

      Thank you for improving upon her current fundraising request. :)

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  • Ren    Aug 7, 2021

    Hi - if your loan doesn't fund, I hope you try again! Just so you know, your business is showing up as "Doll fashions", and as a lender, I assumed that meant you were making clothing for toy dolls.....I realize you are actually stocking your clothing store for people....consider making this more clear to potential lenders? Good luck!

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  • Dame Darcy    Jul 31, 2021

    Best wishes in your endeavors.
    Your clothes are beautiful

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  • Mary    Jul 22, 2021

    I hope your wholesale plans go well Dorothy!

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  • Ren    Jul 21, 2021

    Dorothy - If your loan doesn't fund, I hope you try again! Sometimes this happens, depending upon how many loans are out there. You have a good project - I hope it funds! Good luck!

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  • Dorothy Chepkemoi Maritim    Sep 17, 2019

    I can't log in to my dashboard I wonder what the problem is am I blocked from accessing Zidisha

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  • Dorothy Chepkemoi Maritim    Feb 22, 2019

    Thanks so much zidisha lenders, you are wonderful people. I completed my previous loan and now ready to apply for another one to enable me add more men shoes and ladies wear to the new shop

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  • Dorothy Chepkemoi Maritim    Jan 31, 2019

    Thanks alot to zidisha, it has been a journey of a thousand miles which we began from a single step but you have been awesome lenders. Continue with the same spirit. Stay blessed.

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  • Dorothy Chepkemoi Maritim    Aug 4, 2018

    Thanks zidisha lenders for the loan I received may God bless you and increase you.

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  • Dorothy Chepkemoi Maritim    Jul 26, 2018

    Thank you so much zidisha lender for funding my loan. I appreciate so much. Be blessed

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  • Dorothy Chepkemoi Maritim    Jun 19, 2018

    Thanks Zidisha lenders for your great support, you are an amazing people. The previous loan I used to add stock to my business, currently I do wholesale and retail at the same time as I look forward to open another branch soon from the profits from the previous loans. God mightily bless you all

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  • Dorothy Chepkemoi Maritim    Jun 16, 2018

    A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step. We began small and we growing big. You is a good thing that ever happened to me. God bless Zidisha, live long Zidisha. I have repaid my last installment and looking forward for another loan.

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  • Dorothy Chepkemoi Maritim    May 14, 2018

    It has been an amazing journey walking with zidisha, I have seen my life change ND we are still going far. May God bless you

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  • Dorothy Chepkemoi Maritim    Mar 10, 2018

    want to meet my deadline offer so that I get bonus amount

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