Intergrated tree seedlings and flower farming

Bonface Echosit

Malaba, Kenya

18% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Bonface Echosit

Member since

December 2014

On-time repayments

11 installments  •  18%

About Me

i was brought up from a humble background with lots of life challenges pertaining access to basic needs.i went through public institutions of learning fully funded by constituency development funds and well wishers having been a bright student apparently i am winding up with my undergraduate; university education undertaking bachelor studies in environment.being a God fearing person enabled me to overcome the challenges of this world by ensuring discipline and respect as a priority. given that i am an environment student my priority is beautification of environment(landscaping) and improving forest cover to combat climate change.i come from an arable land facing the challenges of minimal rainfall thus there is need for more funding to run my low level irrigation project of planting more seedlings of variety of trees and flowers to increase forest cover and foliage putting in consideration aesthetic value.at the moment i have no child but i am expecting an angel soon of which when he/she grows up i will want him/her to take my ideas to the level in achieving vision 2030 by indulging agro-forestry and rural development.i like playing local football when am free to break the boredom and monotony of my activity as well as relieving my minds from stress to expound my critical thinking pertaining on my area of specialization

My Business

basically i focus myself in provision of seedlings of different varieties for afforestation and landscaping to various sectors including local public primary schools and churches and soon to get into higher ones like constituencies,counties and government at large.During the rainy seasons i normally go round to asses the progress of my goods at various places.Due to county devolvment with i idea of landscaping,Eco-tourism and afforestation towards environmental conservation,its appropriate to deliver this services to the grass root level as far as wards in the county and constituencies.Actually having been passionate in environmental conservation and done a lot in it,i have all the techniques in this field both traditional and modern ones.i experience a lot of losses in irrigating the seedlings,human resource and fluctuation in the market prices.i use my profit to school my siblings who are solely in dependent, reinvestment in expanding my business and catering for basic home needs at home.

Loan Proposal

I will purchase the following items;
-irrigation horse pipes =$16
-pesticides and insecticides =$10
-fertilizers =$33
-more labor =$20
-storage papers =$10
This will enable me to expand on my business as well as creating employment to my fellow friends.
With improved and quality production that enhances technology,i expect my returns to double and skyrocket as well as attracting more people to experience their needs.

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$90.17

Date disbursed

Dec 16, 2014

Repayment status

Late

Projected term

2 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Lender interest: $90.17 at 3.54% annual rate over 2 months = $0.72

Service fee: $0.79

Lenders

J

JohnH

Livonia, Michigan, United States

L

Lagrange

United States

C

Crainster

Chapel Hill, United States

SE

Sven E

Mannheim, Germany

T

Tom

Germany

rjb

Phnom Penh, Cambodia, United Kingdom

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