Miriam Kimani

Nakuru, Kenya

100% repaid



Miriam Kimani

Member since

July 2010

On-time repayments

54 installments  •  56%

About Me

My names are Miriam Njeri Kimani born in 1976 Iam MARRIED to one husband Sammy Gichuhi .
Iam blessed with 5 children ,three girls and two boys .One of my daughers schools at MAMA NGINA KENYATTA SEC ONDARY which is within Rongai District.One of my daughters dropped out of school because of lack of school fees and stays at home I dropped out of school early because my parents are poor and could not afford to secure my education.
I live in a rented house near Rongai Town because I was displaced from my home in Molo during the infamous post election violence of 2007-2008

My Business

I engage in a groceries bussiness . I sell many products such as carrots, sukumawiki , groundnuts and tomatoes One of the challenges I encouter is that my bussiness goes down especially when Itake my daughter to school at the beggining of the semester.Items at times cannot be easily gotten especially when there is drought .
I sell alot in a day to my customers because Iam charming and go an extra mile in cuttind the kales for them . Given a small loan of about KSH 20000 Ican boost my bussiness which is down at this time.

Loan Proposal

I intend to add new products into my green grocer business such as 1 bag of green maize and dry maize @2000; 1bag of beans @KSH 4000 and pilipili [PEPPER] and avocado pears @KSH 2000. The larger community will benefit from My business because I will sell cheaply and bring gooods closer within their reach.The profits accrued will be used in re- paying the ZIDISHA LOAN. The remaining balance will ge used to pay for school fees for my children.MY DREAM IS TO BECOME A PROSPEROUS BUSINESS WOMAN WITH A LARGE BUSINESS EMPIRE. SHS 4000 will be used in reconditioning and expanding the kiosk so that it becomes attractive to my customers.The kiosk needs re –painting SHS2000 and inside fittings of woooden structures for KSH 2000.






Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Aug 23, 2010

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

12 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Lender interest: $392.00 at 4.87% annual rate over 12 months = $19.09

Service fee: $11.81


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