Help mara hiyo hiyo news blog become self-hosted

Titus Kamau

Teachers A Site, Kenya

100% repaid



Titus Kamau

Member since

March 2014

On-time repayments

13 installments  •  69%

About Me

I am a Kenyan Freelance Journalist and Blogger. I started MARA HIYO HIYO NEWS ( ) in 2012. It is a News Blog with the latest News, Views, Reviews and Interviews ranging from Breaking News in Entertainment, Business, Sports, Politics, Health, Technology and religion.

I also head BIG UNIT ENTERTAINMENT which deals in;
1. Audio and Video Production
2. Event Organizing
3. Talent Management
4. Marketing our Products
5. DJ Classes & Lessons

Apart from that i direct Stage and Screen Plays in our theatre group (Web Theatre Kenya)

My Business

Being a gaming lover, i have decided to invest in a PlayStation business which is currently doing well in my estate.

1 PS 2 Pad at Ksh. 5000, approximately $ 58
1 21" Flat Screen TV at Ksh. 7000, approximately $ 81
Single Business Permit at Ksh. 7000, approximately $ 81
2 Months Rent at Ksh. 8000, approximately $ 93
TOTAL = 27, 000, approximately $ 313

Good news for me is that i can add some funds from my savings to make my goal of Ksh. 27, 000 and start the business. I also have purchased a good number of games to start with.

PS Games that i have
FIFA 12 to 15 / PES 2013 / Hand of God / Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare / Dying Light / The Last of us / Grand Theft Auto V / The Order: 1886 / Destiny / Middle Earth : Shadow of Mordor

PC Games that i have
Hitman Contracts / FIFA 07 and 09 / GTA San Andreas and Vice City / Hostile Skies / 3 foot Ninja / 3D Pool / Bush Royal Rampage / NFS Hot Pursuit / NFS Underground Racer / Arrow/ Scrabble / Pilsner / Desert Storm / FIFA World Cup 2002 / RoadRash / Midtown Madness / Beach Head / Project IGI

N.B// I will be charging Ksh . 1 per minute and a bonus of Ksh. 50 (an hour) for Both PS and PC games

I welcome lenders to contribute and help me start this long awaited business. May the Almighty God bless you as you lend. Thank You.

Loan Proposal

I wish to upgrade News Blog to a custom domain which is which will have the following benefits.

1. Custom Email [email protected]/
2. Enjoy Email Marketing Services
3. Unlimited Space
4. Appear on Search Engines (Google) fast and at the top
5. A lot of Traffic
6. Blog will be without WordPress ads
7. Can set up my own paid ads

I dream of making MARA HIYO HIYO NEWS BLOG the best News site in East Africa, therefore driving in a lot of traffic and making a lot of money. I intend to use the money that i will get in paying for the domain name and hosting costs. I currently post News articles alone but will hire other freelance journalists immediately after i upgrade so that i can a variety of credible news sources. In future i will open a centralized MARA HIYO HIYO NEWS CENTRE to allow people to reach us on time with the latest news. At this point i will save a percentage of the profit to purchase new and advanced News collection Equipments.

Thanks as you donate to this worthy cause.






Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Jan 9, 2015

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

6 weeks

Cost to entrepreneur

Lender interest: $100.16 at 4.58% annual rate over 1 month = $0.55

Service fee: $0.42

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Amount repaid


Amount remaining


Date repaid

Feb 22, 2015


Fully repaid

Repayment History

Expected Payments Actual Payments
Jan 18, 2015 $16.88 Jan 18, 2015 $16.88
Jan 25, 2015 $16.88 Jan 25, 2015 $16.88
Feb 1, 2015 $16.88 Feb 1, 2015 $16.88
Feb 8, 2015 $16.88 Feb 8, 2015 $16.88
Feb 15, 2015 $16.88 Feb 15, 2015 $16.88
Feb 22, 2015 $16.93 Feb 22, 2015 $16.93