Inventory of plastic chairs for my nursery school


Makunga, Kenya

100% repaid




Member since

September 2014

On-time repayments

86 installments  •  51%

About Me

Pouline Oyula Kadogo was born in 1979 in a humble family and the third born in a family of five.
I went to school in makunga primary, Namirama girls hi9gh school where I completed my fourth form.
I got married immidiatly unfortunately my marriage did not work. My husband threw me out after he found new love catch and went a head to make love in my presence and on my matrimonial Bed.
I went back to my parents and fortunately was taken to college to persue a certificate in Early child hood Education ECDE at Kaimisi technical college.
I started a small kindergarten at home in a certain church where i have fifteen children enrolled in nursary.
To make ends meet i cook chips at road side after school to feed my family of two childen.
I believe that one day things will work well for me in life.

My Business

I started a small school with fifteen children who pay 1500/= per month. this enable me ran the school and at-least to see to it that children around our home get knowledge.
After school I fry chips and sell to taxi drivers and motor bike drivers. In a good day I get at-least 1000/= per day. This makes my total earning to something like 32000/= per month which enables me take care of my self and my children not to bother my aging parents.

Loan Proposal

When I get this money I want to buy a few chairs for my nursery kids at about 5 dollars each. This are about 40 chairs which is about 200 dollars in total. My kids have been using church benches a thing I feel they are not comfortable for them. In the long run it might affect them due to straining a lot while studying.
With time as I progress Will equip my classroom to standard levels to attract more parents to bring their children to my School.
I trust you lenders for you contributions.






Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Mar 9, 2015

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

2 months




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  • Poline    Jun 28, 2016

    Kindly sorry for this state. H ave recovered fully and will resume payments.

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  • Poline    May 16, 2016

    Kindly I have rescheduled my loan due to a few challenges that are on but soon will be back to normal.

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  • Poline    Jan 18, 2016

    Hello lenders,
    I thank every one who did sacrifice his or her funds to help me fund my projects. Indeed this has helped me move forward with my projects main being my school that is young and picking up well.
    Though I have been in and out of hospital am greatful that everything has gone on well and have completed my loan once more. Thank you all for your great support.

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  • Poline    Jan 11, 2016

    Working on repayment rate. Fingers crossed must finish my loan earliest possible.

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  • Poline    Dec 22, 2015

    Want to improve my repayment rate. Let me reschedule it to smaller amounts of installments. Kindly

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  • Poline    Oct 27, 2015

    Hello lenders,
    WE are on the run and everything is going own well. At the moment we are planning to start end of the year exams for promotions.
    Otherwise we are very fine though I personally am bit sick and weak physically kindly pray for me for quick recovery.
    Thanks to all for your continued support.

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  • Poline    Oct 16, 2015

    Hello lenders I am happy the strike is over and we are up with business again. Schools are open and my children are back and fees is coming in. so i have decided to increase the amount paid to improve my repayment rate. Thanks.

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  • Poline    Sep 10, 2015

    I reschedule my installment upward since I have missed several installments. This is due to strike that has hit our country by teachers and also some of them have turned against private schools to join them leading to disruption of my programmes.

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  • Poline    Aug 1, 2015

    Hello lenders,
    As we come close to the closure of schools next week, I want to say am grateful for your support which saw me through with buying a few items to support my children at school. My parents during last meeting in preparation for school closing ceremony they echoed the efforts put in by the school management in providing children with materials to support learning activities.
    This also increased enrollment by 6% a total of seven children joined baby class from neighboring school a thing I take bride in. In Totality I want to say though times have been tough but I want to thank the Zidisha family for being there
    for me and my children. Thanks to you all.

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  • Poline    Jul 20, 2015

    The situation is a bit tight. Am on parents trying to push them to complete fees arrears. Will soon update you and increase my installments once am over.

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  • Poline    Jun 23, 2015

    This the time parents are tied up with harvesting. And payments are at times low. since I entirely depend on my job which is low at the moment I wouldn`t want to be in arrears for all that time when things seam not to be moving.

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  • Poline    Jun 9, 2015

    Allow me to reschedule my loan to avoid inconveniences. I don`t want to be behind schedule.

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    • Alex Graniere    Jun 9, 2015

      Hi Poline,

      If you need to temporarily reduce your installment to an amount you can afford to pay right now, please go ahead and make that small payment. To do this, please log into your Zidisha account and click on "Adjust Installment Amount," and follow the instructions there. You may then increase your installment again when you are able.

      Alex, Zidisha Team

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  • Poline    May 25, 2015

    I missed one payment. And I wouldn't want this to send me into arrears.
    So will increase this once am back on track.

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  • Poline    May 25, 2015

    Hello lenders,
    I confirm that I received the requested amount of kshs. 12,886.
    I used the amount to buy a few text books and crayons that cost kshs. 11058.
    This will relieve parents of extra costs of buying the same.
    This will also help in making the school attractive hence increase admission.
    Thanks very much For your help in financing this project.

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  • Poline    May 8, 2015

    I thank you lenders for funding my loan to fully.
    I am now sure though one week into opening schools will go buy crayons, class readers and drawing books.
    This will shelve parents the burden of buying the same and make the whole thing attractive to them and others hence more admission.

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  • Bryan B    May 7, 2015

    Best wishes, I hope the kids enjoy the new materials!

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    • Poline    May 8, 2015

      Wow!! Bryan B.
      Thanks alot for your support.
      Sure. The kids will do enjoy the new materials and this will make learning intresting for them. You know with kids, don't you?

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  • Poline    Apr 28, 2015

    First I want to say thank you very much for the support you accorded me in buying plastic chairs for my children at school.
    This has elevated the school since when the kids say they sit on plastic chairs to their friends at home the following day you find more kids just to confirm and later nag their parents to transfer them to my school.
    I also believe that when schools re open this Monday 5th I expect a few enrollments since the parents believe that the school is headed on the right direction since the progress is seen and witnessed.
    Due to the schools opening soon I felt I complete my loan at least early to get another one in readiness for the opening but unfortunately my credit limit has not increased. But I believe with time Everything will be well thanks

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  • Poline    Apr 14, 2015

    Please due to some an avoidable circumstances av been not able to pay my two installments as schedule. Am working right a way to beat the dead line
    Sorry for the inconveniences.

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  • Poline    Apr 1, 2015

    Hellow lenders,
    Thank you very much for all those who contributed to funding my loan.
    I acknowledge that I received the a mount. And am on the move. Soon will upload photos of my progress for you to see.
    God bless you.

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  • Poline    Feb 22, 2015

    Dear lenders,
    I want to say am grateful to you people. As i near to complete my first loan, I aspire for great things with Zidisha in my life.
    Soon will upload photos of my progress. Thanks

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