3rd loan - for planting Irish potatoes

Erick Bett

Eldoret, Kenya

19% repaid



Erick Bett

Member since

July 2016

On-time repayments

148 installments  •  28%

About Me

Was born into a medium rich family on an polygamy family but unfortunately my father passed away eleven years ago thus surviving with mother hands is hard life, brought up in Christian life, educated all the to university and graduated in ict field also on business . i train myself to rop growing also tree planting in fertile land available at home, still young to have kids.
To my free time i like planting trees as a feature investment.

My Business

First is about my farming activities is the land fertility which promises higher harvest thus should be saving its out come for my future.
rite business due to it being most profitable business for the unpredictable future in which due to higher rate of deforestation by companies on government forested area then in future i will be lucky to get higher income due to higher demand of timber by then.

Loan Proposal

Once again zidisha team i come for your help to fund my potatoes planting as this season i expect good harvest,currently i have an acre of the land to plant potatoes. Here is my budget ;
Ploughig it at a cost of $30 using tractor, Making furrows at a cost of $15,
Buy fertilizer two bags at a cost of $60 as already got seeds from previous harvest ready to plant.
Then planting at a cost of $10(Labour) , the remaining i top up to buy anti fungal spray by name agromax 2kg at $20 also for weeding and soil heaping from my savings.

When they are ready in 3 months i will be able to earn around $1000 as this will help plus my family and make some savings for my dreams (to own a tractor in future).
Looking forward for your help team Zidisha.






Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Dec 14, 2016

Repayment status


Projected term

51 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $6.12



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