Nakuru, Kenya

100% repaid




Member since

October 2011

On-time repayments

205 installments  •  81%

About Me

My name is Elizabeth Wambui and I have disability of not able to walk well but I thank God because I am able to walk using a walking stick. Also thank God because I am able to work to earn a living. I Live at Maili Kumi Center in a rented house and it is in a plot known as Mama Mwaura’s plot just along the Nakuru/Nyahururu road, shortly after Maili Kumi Stage on the way to Bahati,and it is opposite the big tent of The Church of Kings Outreach (The Alter). I come from Banita, that is where my parent lives. I grew up at place called Banita which is in Nakuru County where i went to school. After school i went was taken to a trainning to do kn eating this was after i long struggle because in our society people to do not belief that a disabled person can be able to stand alone and be able to work. Then after the training i started a business. M y hobby is charting and listing to music.

My Business

I have a business of knitting sweaters, where I make sweaters for the young and grownups all together my business is located at Maili Kumi Centre at Bahati. I usually get orders for school going children (uniforms).from this business Iam able to pay my personal bills like paying house rent, pay the rent of shop where my business is situated and other personal needs I also help my parents if need be. From the business I get about 70000 annually.
I do kneat sweaters and sell them. The sweaters are the warmth during the cold season and also as school uniforms. i choose this business because i have done the training to kneat the sweater and also due to my condition i can only do such a work. The typicall cost is about 70,000 kes . I use the the amount by reinvestment in growing the business and home improvements .

Loan Proposal

I would like to buy a stock of knitting thread before the month of December when many parents come for school uniforms and also I would like to stock some cloths for the new born babies because my business is situated opposite Bahati District Hospital where mother give birth. I would need 3800 for 10 bales of the knitting threads and about 2000 for the clothes. The total amount is about 6000.






Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Apr 20, 2012

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

8 months



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