Farming of french beans

Benson Karanja

Nakuru, Kenya

100% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Benson Karanja

Member since

January 2017

On-time repayments

119 installments  •  55%

About Me

I am a self-motivated person who is entrepreneurship minded guy. I am the last born among the family of 9 siblings, two ladies and seven gentlemen. I have gone through a lot due to financial constraints and because of a big family which was very difficult for my parents to raise us since they were peasants farmers and unemployed. This made my parents toil on hand to mouth during my childhood so atleast sustain us. Due to this hardship, life made me be a charcoal burner at a tender age of 15years to cater for my secondary education and university education of which finally I made it and completed in the year 2016.
Am currently an office administrator in the office Member of county Assembly, Nakuru county. Iam still managing a petrol station dealing with gasoline. Visoi ward besides Am still a medium scale farmer.
Currently am pursuing my second degree in project management.

My Business

my business currently is retailing of a petrol station in rongai subcounty, nakuru county. though the business profit is low considering the pandemic of covid - 19, as a business we still make out well. the best thing with the business, energy driven vihecles is still operating.

Loan Proposal

I want to increase the size of the land am currently farming from 1 acre to 2 acres so that I can plant french beans to cater for ever increasing market in kenyan hotels and restaurants.
1 acre cost $50 to let for 6 months. From this period am projecting $900

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$73.52

Date disbursed

Nov 30, 2017

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

17 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $3.26

Lenders

Lawrence J

Winnipeg, Canada

JimVandegriff

Trinidad, California, United States

JA

Jared Anthony

CT, United States

PP

Peter Paap

Netherlands

R

Rembrandt

United Kingdom

PG

Paul Graham

United States

Der Dooley

Dublin, Ireland

BS

Brandon S

United States

C

Carlene

United States

TO

Thomas O'Neil

United States

Paul Buchheit

Mountain View, United States

JG

Jake Gibson and Beverly Picardo

San Francisco, United States

rob baird

Darwin Australia, Australia

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