Home made bar soap and liquind soap

Matrolyne Jeptoo

Nyakinyua-kiptagwanyi, Kenya

41% repaid



Matrolyne Jeptoo

Member since

August 2012

On-time repayments

236 installments  •  22%

About Me

am married with 3 children who are all schooling, iu live in kiptagwanyi nyakinyua village with my family , am married to a Kikuyu man who is my children father i rear chicken in my plot where i live. i live in kiptagwanyi nyakinyua village plot no 827. .about my education i reach to form four .and because my family didn’t have money for me to go on with my education and my culture don’t believe in girls education i didn’t have any other choice than to be married ,that is how i became a wife. and because i don’t believe like my parent i want my children to learn to university and even to go higher to be employed to a better job to help them self and also their parent

My Business

my business entail in selling old and new cloth.also i make bar soap locally and sell to villager near my home and trading center in this area . earlier i was doing chick and hen layering business business i hand like 100 layer in that time also i was doing farming for food and also commercial but when i do my research i notice many people were doing that and made my business without profits or competition became very high and decide to stick in two business which is selling cloth and making bar soap . the business is profitable and the demand of my product is high in the place , the main challenge is luck of finance and high price of commodity

Loan Proposal

hello all zidisha people,first is to thank all for giving me the last previous loan,it help me as i was stating my business of making bar soap and also help my family, to feed and educate my children thanks for that.i take this opportunity to as you to lend me again because after my research, i found that even liquid soap got a demand and because i know how to make it after i went to a friend and get that knowledge.i have been making in small quantity and it doing well in profit.if i get this loan i will buy more chemical to made this two product and i am very sure of profit merging coming high and able to pay the loan easily and help my family well.thanks






Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Jan 25, 2017

Repayment status


Projected term

29 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $33.23

Matrolyne opted to pay $272.89 into the Zidisha Members Loan Fund in return for a higher starting credit limit.



Paul Graham

United States

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