Sugar and cooking oil sales

Richard Momanyi

Mombasa, Kenya

79% paid forward



Richard Momanyi

Member since

June 2017

On-time repayments

161 installments  •  73%

About Me

My name is Richard Momanyi. I was born in Kisii county which is in the western part of Kenya. The main occupation there is farming and my parents are small scale farmers. I grew up helping them in the farm and we also used to keep some domestic animals like cows and goats.

I am married and looking forward to starting a family with of two children.

My Business

I do business in the coastal town of Mombasa city where I sell household items in a small shop. I sell items such as cooking oil, maize and wheat flour, sugar etc. I serve people who live in my neighborhood.

I make around $100 per month but I am hoping to increase this amount as I keep expanding the business. This amount will inch upwards due to continued support I am getting from Zidisha.

Project Proposal

I will invest the money in my shop by buying more stock that will hopefully increase my sales and profit. I will buy sugar and cooking oil from wholesale shops and then retail them at a profit from my outlet.

Thank you.





Project Info

Project Type

Pay It Forward

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Apr 12, 2023



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