Small grocery store

Alex Kioko

Kangemi, Kenya

100% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Alex Kioko

Location

Kangemi, Kenya

On-time repayments

173 weekly installments  •  97%

About Me

I was born and raised in Makueni County, Mwisini Village.
Let me first help you understand the nature of my region.
It's hot and dry, and the people who live in this area are
poverty-stricken. All the rivers source are seasonal. Growing up, I didn't have even the privilege of nature favoring me. I walked to school for kilometers barefoot and the ground was ever so hot. In my family, we only had two meals each day. Education was a challenge. As a child, my dream was to learn and know how to read and write in Swahili and in English. Because I didn't have any materials to read, I would borrow old newspapers from a neighbor to practice my reading and to try to memorize new vocabulary. I learned a lot through the old newspapers.
I learned about the world, and about the country's political environment. And whenever I read it, I felt connected with the world.
My wife and I have a son.

My Business

My business is a mini koisk where I retail consumables to the people who live around Hinga Road. My shop retails sugar, rice, salt, baking flour, ugali flour, and packed milk. This kiosk has everything a client would need for breakfast, lunch, and supper. I have created a great clientele base. They rely on my services and products, on a daily basis.
I sell to over 200 people. I open at 5a.m. and I close shop at 11p.m.
This is what earns me a living. I take care of my family's needs from the income that is generated from this kiosk. I pay for rent and food, and I also am in school and get my school fees from my business.

Loan Proposal

Dear lenders I currently run a retail mini shop or mini super market , I have a great clientele and I would like to increase my stock, the money will go to paying my suppliers that is the milks suppliers, 20,000 kshs, maize flour 15,000kshs,Sugar 20,000kshs, cooking oil 18,500kshs, baby diapers small, mini and maxi 10,000kshs, Rice 32,000kshs, the above stock if added to my current stock I will be able to sail through the unpredictable market trends that keeps the prices hiking and thus making business not so profitable.

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$775.85

Date disbursed

Sep 7, 2019

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

20 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $34.87

Credit risk payment: $209.26

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soren

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MarktheMormon

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Stockholm, Sweden

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Utah, United States

Martin

Manama, Bahrain

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Moon, United States

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Tallago3

Munich, Germany

Pere

Barcelona, Spain

johnandmoliehi

Canton, New York, United States

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Arlington, United States

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ToddK

Indianapolis, IN, USA, United States

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Espoo, Finland

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Seattle, United States

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Ottawa, Canada

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Muenster/Westphalia, Germany

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Kingston, Canada

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Chicago, United States

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Bakersfield, CA, United States

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Seattle, United States

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Montevideo, Uruguay

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Kohler, United States

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Wade

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Patrick Clavette

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peter reibold

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Stefan Kruell

Muenster, Germany

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John Tabacchi

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antwerpen, Belgium

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Mike Engsberg

United States

moursund

Beaver Nation, United States

Kevin

San Francisco, United States

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JD Conley

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Pedro R-C

Cambridge, United States

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Rotterdam, Netherlands

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Paul Graham

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wissam

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Joe Lamantia

Reston, Virginia, United States

Cliff

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Dimitri Malarme

Brussels, Belgium, Belgium

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Steven Huntington

London, United Kingdom

Gabriel Fenili

Santo André, Brazil

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Rudi Chen

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Sharyn Ribich

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Gil

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Bill Ballew

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Sam Smithson

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Jan Andresen

Hamburg, Germany

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Sachet Marion

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London, United Kingdom

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Shar Alamdari

Los Angeles, United States

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Boston, United States

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Stephanie He

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Warren Shen

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Robert

Chicago, United States

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Mike Frawley

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Joshua Axtell

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Victor Chong

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Mankato, Minnesota, United States

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Ryan

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David Buchanan

Ilmenau, Germany

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Germany

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