Intel NUC server to host some of my freelance projects

Mark Gitakaya

Rongai, Kenya, Kenya

100% repaid



Mark Gitakaya

Member since

February 2016

On-time repayments

62 installments  •  95%

About Me

As a child I lived in Naivasha, Kenya , awesome place. I was an adventurous kid and would take long walks to the hilly areas of Naivasha to get wild fruits. In college I studied accounting and in University I did a business degree with IT.

The last semester of my University was pretty hard, my parents were broke and I didn't have a source of income, that's when I began doing online jobs and got money to clear the school fee and have been freelancing online ever since.

Kenya is a beautiful country, with beautiful people, although sometimes people seem not to appreciate this. But as a people we are very hospitable.

I would like my children to be happy when they grow up; whatever path they choose as long as it's legal I'll support them be it music, engineering or whatever. I would also like them to add value to the world :).

In my past time I enjoy listening to music, my taste is diverse so I enjoy most genres of music; sometimes I read lyrics at .

That's me in a nutshell :).

My Business

I'm a freelancing front-end developer, so my job is to make sure that web users have a pleasant experience when using a website or a web application.

My services are important since the internet is used daily by almost everybody; I love the web too.

I chose this line of business since I am good at it and for the love I have for the internet.

My typical costs are internet charges=-£5,
, a good Performance PC=£120,
quality screen and software which can be around 120 dollars per month excluding the laptop and screen; revenues vary but generally amount is 300 dollars per month.
Currently i have 70 dollars and the loan from zidisha will boost my business in terms of tools acquisition.
The profits I invest back to improve the business and acquiring more skill; the rest I pay off rent and travelling expenses and other living expenses, sometimes I am lucky and get to save some :) .

Loan Proposal

Hi, I would like to ask for a loan to purchase a Intel NUC with Intel Core i5 Processor 2.7 GHz which I will use as a server to host some of my freelance projects, the server will cost around 350 USD.

This server will benefit my clients who do not have hosting solutions for their products and will save me cost as I do not have to have a hosting plan myself.

This will help in bringing convenience to my clients and me.






Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Jul 14, 2016

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

7 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $16.33



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