Stock of foodstuff for my grocery shop

Benjamin Asavah

Kisumu, Kisobwa Town, Kenya

Funds disbursed

$0 to go

100% funded of $299 goal


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Benjamin Asavah

Member since

January 2015

On-time repayments

187 installments  •  72%

About Me

My names are Benjamin Asavah, I was born in 1966 in Vihiga District. I went to vihiga Primary School and completed my CPA and later joined Muslim Secondary school and completed my CSE Certificate of Secondary Education. in my college level I joined Utalii College where I did catering course in Food and beverages.

I started working in Imperial Hotel in Kisumu while doing my course and same time Hawking in town selling newspaper , but later when married I stopped Hawking and open a grocery shop for my wife while I pursued my catering job in a hotel . I am employed working while my wife is working in our grocery shop and a retail shop.

My Business

I myself am employed and working but also run as Retail and grocery shop, where my wife in looking after the shop.
In my shop we sell home use commodities and the grocery as well such as maize, beans, grains, and many more and the shop we have products such as cooking oils, sanitaries, books, pens, pencils, food products, and many more.

This goods or services that we offer are day to day use in the community and are the necessities and therefore they are in demand. Also i incur the following costs, transport to transport my inventory to shop, rent for the leased shop, and also revenues annually for the council . The profits is used to expand the business, home improvements and also school fees and also part of my salaries.

Project Proposal

It will help to add stocks to my shop. I would like to bay the following
1.3×50kg sugar 5
2. 3×50kg rice 5000×3=15000
3. 10×2kg wheat flour 10×2450=24500.
4.5×1kg wheat flour 5×2450=12250.
5.10×2kg maize flour 10×2230=22300.
6.5×1kg maize flour 5×2230=11150..






Project Info

Project Type

Pay It Forward

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Aug 7, 2022

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $15.00

Pay It Forward contribution: $45.00




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