Expanding business

Godfrey Awino

Mlolongo, Kenya

75% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Godfrey Awino

Member since

February 2015

On-time repayments

67 installments  •  55%

About Me

I was born and brought up in a part of Kenya known as Kisumu. I went to Ogango Primary School and Kotienditi High School after which I joined Directorate of Industrial Training in Nairobi for my Tertiary Education. I did a Certificate in Electrical Installation but didn’t manage to secure a permanent employment after my college studies. From the little savings that I had made out the odd jobs that I was doing a little cash from my friends, I managed to start an executive barber shop where I now work full time. In a culture where growing of too long hair for men is not encouraged, I saw barber services as a great business opportunity. I have one child at the moment who wishes to become an Economist when he grows up. During my free time, I like playing chess, watching football, and taking a nature walk.

My Business

In my business, the major service is shaving of hair and beards, on top of other services like charging of mobile phones which also gives me an extra income. Considering that most of my neighborhoods are not connected to the national grid, they are forced to search for somewhere to charge their phones and that is where I come in. My business profits per day ranges between $10 to 15$ and I work for 6 days in a week. I use this part of this income to support my family since I’m the sole bread winner and the remainder is what I use to develop my business.

Loan Proposal

I intend to use this loan to buy one still door which go for $121,Five boxes of floor titles each $24 which add up to $120,two liters of paint which is sold at$29 and the labour for the whole work is $69 . This will help me attend to my customers in a clean environment and secure , where they can leave there phone charging ,even during the night hours, since the security is okay. , which sometime leads to loss of business since some customers don’t want to leave be hide their phones to charge,but they prefer to wait wild charging . This will also help me create employment to one more citizen and in the process uplift someone else life. Holding other things constant, I expect my profit to grow by 0.7. I hope you consider this application. Thanks in advance and may God bless you.

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$360.26

Date disbursed

Aug 19, 2015

Repayment status

Late

Projected term

11 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $14.96

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WilsonLending

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snowcrystal86

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mbunifu

San Jose, United States

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SeeBiscuit

Reston, United States

NhinSD

San Diego, United States

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peterczech

Farmingdale, United States

lorrymac

Killough, United Kingdom

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cgrumboski

Atlanta, United States

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CanadianMom

Toronto, Canada

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soren

Göteborg, Sweden

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lenderfromquebec

Saint-raymond, Canada

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tommy0579

Salt Lake City, UT, United States

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m_dennis

Toronto, Canada

Ambrose

Calgary, Canada

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taiti123

Singapore, Singapore

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tloureiro

Pfungstadt, Germany

BethaniK

Washington, United States

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Roman

Barcelona, Spain

AnnaChristina

Pittsburgh, United States

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mogensh

København V, Denmark

tmisch

San Jose, California, United States

RebeccaNie

Palo Alto, United States

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tnelson4

Madison, United States

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blahblah

Nuernberg, Germany

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mason243

Denver Colorado, United States

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Canton, Ohio, United States

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livelaughlove

Roseville, United States

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chrisherron

Chicago, United States

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Geneva, Switzerland

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Watsonville, United States

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Morris, United States

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Oslo, Norway

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Zippo

Berlin, Germany

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Aman

Johannesburg, South Africa

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Osnabrück, Germany

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danderson1953

Plainsboro, United States

AdvancingCompassion

San Diego, United States

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nanax005

SALEM, United States

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JoeSolar

Virginia, United States

Namaste250

Pittsford, United States

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ivanill

Lansing, United States

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Urbana, United States

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silsley

Cheltenham, United Kingdom

dhulsterwim

LIER, Belgium

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pignolet

zurich, Switzerland

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Mexico City, Mexico

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Houston, United States

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Singapore, Singapore

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Victoria BC, United Kingdom

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New York, United States

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TurgayAlihos

SOUTHBANK, Australia

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flaguy999

Tampa, United States

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Andrew22

Hopewell PA, United States

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jlee928

Jacksonville, United States

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Ldeschae

Gent, Belgium

Winona

Yakima, United States

JTShorty

Gorham, Maine, United States

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Edmonton, Canada

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dpvidal

Eindhoven, Netherlands

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Fish42

Fairfax Station, United States

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Odysseus

Auckland, New Zealand

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bonndan

Bonn, Germany

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bagheera

Vienna, Austria

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aditsu

Tai Po, Hong Kong

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Dealbert

Stockholm, Sweden

lemonadestand

Brisbane, Australia

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cerowain

Melbourne, Australia

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SnifferTheBunny

Brighton, United Kingdom

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Mieli

Kotka, Finland

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TodaRaba

Tacoma, United States

ibc123

Seattle, United States

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Bernsjx

Montreal, Canada

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magnaculpa

Silver Spring, United States

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elkocsis

Kirkland, United States

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Indianapolis, United States

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mark3339

San Diego, United States

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scottpz

branford, United States

Garry Tan

San Francisco, California, United States

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ImSirFing

United States

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New Jersey, United States

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guiambros

United States

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thegreek1020

San Jose, United States

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chrishol

United States

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DCLending

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tlbtlbtlb

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electrolite

United States

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CRR7x

United States

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Heroofcanton

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FSO

Canada

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merk85

United States

poorinvest

Sandefjord, Norway

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Kimbo

Vietnam

mepster

San Francisco, Ca, United States

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Vasily Kudrin

Moscow, Russia

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tehmle

United States

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afrakhan

United Kingdom

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tgambo2

United States

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cocolo

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adrianz

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Nick DG

Exeter, United Kingdom

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LondonTown

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Schwartz

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happyhappy

Switzerland

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mcgeefamilyny

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United States

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Paul

United States

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Tony1

Australia

reluck

Marseille, France, France

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andreab

United States

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pombo

United States

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Marco

Germany

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Falk

Germany

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Erich

Zurich, Switzerland

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Doug

Baltimore, United States

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Sebastian

Dortmund, Germany

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Michelle Gard

United States

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Matt Jenkins

United Kingdom

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Andreas

Munich, Germany

Lauren

United Kingdom

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mmartin

United States

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Robert

Berlin, Germany

Zain Haq

Chicago, United States

Gerald Sporbert

Chemnitz, Germany

Jerome

Switzerland

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Matt Willis

United States

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Germany

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Meghan Hughes

United States

Jason Ogg

New Zealand

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Katie

Australia

Deb Fox

Melbourne, Australia

Mark Thumpston

Solihull, UK, United Kingdom

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Mary Art Hunt

United States

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Yann Graf

Netherlands

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Beth

United States

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André

Basel, Switzerland

Rosario von Li

San Jose, Ca, United States

Christopher Hey

Sudbury, Canada

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Jake Gibson and Beverly Picardo

San Francisco, United States

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