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Introduce yourself to lenders.am a first born in a family of four children.i grew up in local background where both of my parents are farmers. I went to our local near by school up to Class 8,then joined high school and completed form four in 2013.I was admitted at Egerton university Njoro main campus where up to now am pursuing my degree in agricultural education and extension.I have learnt that, to over come hardship,you only need to believe in yourself that no matter what, you will make it,,always be opportunistic.I come to start my business after after one year of my university.Egerton university is a school of agriculture and this gave me more information on how to start a business. Being from a culture that consume a lot of cabbages, it gave me a good opportunity to venture in the agribusiness my brothers have different passion, one want to be a doctor, the other want to be a teacher will the other one has emulated me and would like to do agribusiness. During my free time, I like visiting other people land to see how they are doing their agriculture, I also like watching movies related to agriculture.
Describe your business or income source. my business is agriculture based,that is. agribusiness where I sell cabbages like :kales,spinach,and tomatoes. These cabbages are in demand because my local people consume a lot because their stable food is "ugali " require vegetables,, this makes my business to be in demand. I decided to do this Business after joining the school of agriculture, where I was equipped with necessary skills on how to do agribusiness, I also studied my local people what they consume most and started the business. cabbages are sold everyday and per week I earn a minimum of one thousand to two thousand, but due to lack of enough capital, am unable to expand my business and yet I am unable to satisfy the community in terms of demand. I use my to assist my parents raise my school fee since am still pursuing my degree in agricultural education and extension
am planning to use the loan to purchase greenhouse materials since i want to start growing my vegetables under controlled conditions. a medium greenhouse of 4m by 7m will cost a minimum cost of ksh 40000 which is equivalent to 385.73 dollars. with this, i have estimated that i will get a profit of ksh1200 per week. this will have a direct benefit to others in that i will need people to work in the farm thus i will create employment
Nov 10, 2017
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