Fuel loan


Eldoret , Kenya

100% repaid




Member since

February 2017

On-time repayments

25 installments  •  92%

About Me

l am Gertrude Bett who is 30 years old. I am a young entrepreneur who lives in Eldoret, Kenya. I am from a single mother who has three children including me. My father died while we were small children. My mother had to raise us single handed without a source of income. I remember a lot of times we used to go without food. Completing school was even a bigger hurdle. I believe these are the reasons why I work so hard. I started my business from funds my relatives and friends contributed and that is why I appreciate help from others.

My Business

I deal with timber and timber products. I sell sawed timber to the building industry and also to local carpenters. In my timber yard I also make furniture at an order. I have a pick up truck that enables me to deliver products to my clients as an after sale service at a fee of course. My core business is the resale of timber which I purchase from saw millers. The challenge I face is for fuelling a lorry to deliver the timber to my yard. Which after buying the timber I remain with so little funds to cover all my costs. A little extra funds will go a long way in assisting my business.

Loan Proposal

buy fuel to ease the burden of waiting for a client to provide fuel in order to provide a service .i normally provide transport logistics to clients who normally pay either an advance before I deliver their goods or thereafter. the loan is to offset the need to wait for monies if the customer is to be paid after delivery.






Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Apr 3, 2017

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

5 weeks



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Amount repaid


Amount remaining


Date repaid

Apr 12, 2017


Fully repaid

Repayment History

Expected Payments Actual Payments
Apr 10, 2017 $1.25 Apr 12, 2017 $1.25
Apr 17, 2017 $1.25 Apr 12, 2017 $1.25
Apr 24, 2017 $1.25 Apr 12, 2017 $1.25
May 1, 2017 $1.25 Apr 12, 2017 $1.25
May 8, 2017 $1.25 Apr 12, 2017 $1.25