Inventory for my poultry farming

Martin Bigsim

Berekum, Ghana

100% repaid



Martin Bigsim

Member since

February 2015

On-time repayments

19 installments  •  63%

About Me

To be broke and poor in life is a choice. To suffer and struggle in life is self made. I told myself I will always be a success in life. I never struggled as a person. I started very early into business. I love to farm so I was getting money from my farm produced. I started paying my fees at the senior high school and also supports some of my siblings in school also. I was into vegetable farming by then. But after my high school I didn't further my education. I went into full time farming. But some few years back I got started with the poultry farm. It has been good so far.

My Business

Poultry farming is something I started with about fifteen birds but not I have increased to five hundred birds. I have being using the income from the business to reinvest into it for it expansion. So far so good. I only keep layers so I do sell they eggs. That's my main source of income. I had some difficulty times but I believe in myself and know I can do it and now am making it. Drugs and feeds for my birds are little challenging.

Loan Proposal

Poultry is one of the locreative farming to engage in. I wanna increase my birds from five hundred to one thousand in six months. I have to buy more poultry feeds, new water trough, drugs and also expand the place for more space. All of this cost money. I wanna start doing it on a gradual bases . I will be able to employ extra two people and also help others to further their education. I have being able to suport five children in school with the income i earn from the farm but wanna do more this year. At list to suport ten children in school. Thank you all in advance for the good work you guys are doing.





Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Mar 5, 2015

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

3 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $0.63

Martin opted to pay $6.33 into the Zidisha Members Loan Fund in return for a higher starting credit limit.

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  • Joshua Tetteh-afum    Jul 6, 2017

    Are you guys trying to tell me am responsible for this people? Absolutely not. What I did is to invite them and know they need the money so if anything their volunteer mentor should be contact them and not me. So please take them from my dashboard.. Thank you

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  • Martin Bigsim    Sep 9, 2015

    Hello my lender I am very sorry for the delay in payment. I increased my installment payment to pay but something happened that I could not fulfil that promise. A currently having problems with my business and family. I will do well to make payment as soon as possible. Thank you so much sir. Joshua is now helping me to fix the challenge. You will here from me as soon as we are through.

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  • Martin Bigsim    Jul 30, 2015

    I have gotten some money and Want to increase my payment in other to finish quick. Thank you

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  • Martin Bigsim    Jun 25, 2015

    Thank you Jared, my loan has been disbursed to me. Am so much grateful and thanks to Joshua for referring Jared to me

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  • Martin Bigsim    Jun 24, 2015

    Thank you sir so much for coming to my aid. God bless you. Please sir I and Joshua are members of the same church. We are more unless like brothers from a different mother. He introduced me to zidisha loan. God bless you

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  • Jared Anthony    Jun 23, 2015

    Hello Martin,
    I was referred here by Joshua. How do you know each other? I have been working with Joshua for some time now. I would love to hear more about your business.

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  • Martin Bigsim    Jun 16, 2015

    I would like to thank zidisha team and my lenders for the support given to me. My first loan really helped me a lot in my business. Business was booming until I was attacked by this criminal gun men. I lost property worth about $5000. But all the same buy God's grace we will move to the level we aimed to reach. I want to buy more chicken feed for my poultry, and also get farming equipment which will help me managed my farm very well. I was expecting to raised a higher loan but due to the delayed in payment I couldn't. This current loan even not that much will help me in one way or the other. The farm equipment and the feed will cost me about $500.00, I hope my trust lender are around to support me. Thank you and God bless you

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  • Joshua Tetteh-afum    Jun 15, 2015

    Martin made his final payment yesterday and he is yest to be credited. Thank you lenders for your support

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  • Martin Bigsim    May 30, 2015

    Have received some money and want to pay a higher amount. Thank you lenders

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  • Martin Bigsim    Apr 20, 2015

    Quelqu'un peut me dire ce qui se passe ici? Je reprogrammer mon remboursement et ma circulation sont vides. Je ai même fait un paiement pour mon exceptionnel, mais ne ai pas été crédité

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  • Martin Bigsim    Apr 18, 2015

    Please lenders am very sorry for the delay in payment. I was attacked by armed men in my farm and I lost a lot of money. Please give me some more time. I will repay the loan. Thank you

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  • Martin Bigsim    Feb 22, 2015

    Great place to expand my

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