Buying a scanner to expand my cybercafe business

Stella Chepngeno

Nakuru, Kenya

8% paid forward

Entrepreneur

Name

Stella Chepngeno

Member since

February 2014

On-time repayments

207 installments  •  71%

About Me

My name is Stella Chepng'eno Bii. I am married and a young mother of 2 children. I am a very industrious lady from Kiamunyi, Nakuru County. This is one of the blessed places because agriculture does really well. Agricultural activities range from tea, potato, pyrethrum and maize farming. Dairy farming also does well here. I cleared school from Keringet Boarding Primary school in 2003 after which I joint St. Clares High School for my Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE). I qualified for a Bachelors Degree in Commerce (Marketing option) in Egerton University, Nakuru. I graduated in December 2013. Currently I am a business lady operating my own cyber Cafe and recently opened up a restaurant.

My Business

The cyber café and restaurant businesses have really been rewarding despite the covid-19 pandemic. I won’t fail to earn $250 on a bad month. My business is just a 2 kilometer-drive from Nakuru town. The estate holds, on average, many affluent residents. There are a few shops around putting me in a position to sell more. I also have an M-PESA and fully stocked retail shop . This is something common in Kenya and it enables people to deposit, send or receive money through their phones- mobile banking. The main challenge in my shop is that most residents buy goods in supermarkets in town as they head home from work in the evening. However, I never fail to get customers. The shop and M-Pesa gives me a profit of over $400. I am looking forward to growing my business even more and I would be grateful to all those who will help raise the loan to grow my business even more bigger.

Project Proposal

By simply buying a printer-scanner I can get additional income, while it will also be useful in the daily work of the cybercafe.

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Project Info

Project Type

Pay It Forward

Disbursed amount

$116.19

Date disbursed

Jun 7, 2022

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $9.29

Backers

Constantine Asilwa

Githurai Progressive, Kenya

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sanfransec

San Francisco, CA, United States

Isaiah Githaiga

Nairobi, Kenya

Mercy Muthoni

Nairobi, Kenya

Esther Loveth

Lagos, Nigeria

Emmanuel Malolo

Lusaka, Zambia

Emmanuel Shireka

Kitale, Kenya

Leonard Hassan

Kasoa, Ghana

Emily Ngolo

Nairobi, Kenya

Felix Boateng

Kumasi, Ghana

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