Patrick Gacheru

Nairobi,, Kenya

100% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Patrick Gacheru

Location

Nairobi,, Kenya

On-time repayments

18 monthly installments  •  50%

About Me

my name is Patrick Gacheru from Nyeri but currently in Nairobi, Ongata Rongai, Kajiado County where I live and I run my business. I am businessman that mainly deals with computer services and maintenance and also operate a cyber at the same site. I am a fourth born from a family of six members, 4 sisters and 2 brothers, whom we work together hand in hand. I live at Jolem Boma house, near mount Sinai hospital house no 3A, which is approximately a Kilometer from the main road and near Rongai Slaughter House,. I hold a diploma in information and technology, from Kiwani Training Center. I run this business of networking and computer maintenance under the name of Kingo Properties.

My Business

My business involves computer maintenance and repair, and at the same time I run a cyber cafe which is located a kilometer from the main road near Rongai Slaughter House. I have a long experience in this business that I gained from being employed in a similar industry before. Thereafter i joined classes for the same to advance my skills. There's a high demand for my services in this area that I operate in since there are many colleges and universities around, who happen to be my main customers, giving my business an essence to expand. I have cultivated a client base from these student from the time the join the institutions to the time they graduate.

Loan Proposal

If granted this money i intend to buy a digital camera of value kshs.12000 for snapping photos and passports which are in high demand at my cyber cafe,buy an SMD machine used to blow out dust which will help me a great deal in my workshop of value 1500,three in one Hp printer for 8500 and buy two more computers at 11500 each so that my customers will no longer have to wait hence increasing my monthly sales. I know this will help me run my business without pressure of customers waiting or hanging around or evening going to my competitors.

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$498.00

Date disbursed

Nov 10, 2012

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

12 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Lender interest: $498.00 at 6.95% annual rate over 12 months = $37.50

Service fee: $26.98

Upon joining Zidisha, Patrick paid a lifetime membership fee of $8.86.

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