Kitchen renovation

Niva Lopetet

Lodwar, Kenya

100% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Niva Lopetet

Member since

January 2015

On-time repayments

62 installments  •  82%

About Me

Hallo, my name is Niva Lopetet, born and raised in Turkana, Kenya. Turkana is a hardship and a very difficult environment, and it was these challenges which have made me who am today; I have learnt to go an extra step and to be optimistic about life. The Turkana people are mainly nomadic pastoralist,and have a low option on other livelihood activities like farming, business and for the few who are doing entrepreneurship, financial capital is a big setback. I am inspired to challenge, motivate and create an opportunity for other creative youths and women from my community to engage in business and excel as successful entrepreneurs.

Lodwar is a good commercial center and the market is really transforming very fast. I started my business in the year 2012, a small cake shop in Lodwar.

My Business

I have been delivering cakes to offices and homes within Lodwar town, and it's from that the demand for office food delivery came up. I now supply lunch and breakfast to banks and government offices. The demand is enormous and overwhelming: it's my prayer to be the leading catering service provider in Lodwar. My targets are to be the schools' lunch supplier, cover all the offices, and have a restaurant in town. To do this, I need proper equipment and a good capital, which is my biggest challenge.

Loan Proposal

For improving my kitchen,to a modern kitchen that meets the standards of a food and beverage service provider. I will use the loan to put up proper storage cabinets,shelves and do plumbing system with inbuilt water sink.

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About Me

Dear Zidisha,2015 was a great year!thank you very much for your support and faith.I have really upgraded to the next level. My business has been lifted, I had an idea + passion but limited in finances.

Despite the lack of equipment/tools,i started my business in 2014 .With a lot of difficulty;sleepless nights, a lot of wastage and to top it up low returns and losses.

This was not until a friend introduced me to Zidisha. I first bought an oven;I used to bake using a Jiko,you should now see the relieve in my face, in just 40 mins my cake is done and I am confident . Then I bought a hand mixer,table turner,shape cutters,decorating tools and cake stands. Wow,all these transformed my work completely. My professional work is selling in town,I can handle more and more orders .This made me more excited,I tried to renovate my kitchen,this project was bigger than I thought but when its complete,am telling you,I will be unbeatable and the smarter one in Town. Thanks to you Zidisha,lenders! may you Live Long!

My Business

I have been delivering cakes to offices,homes within Lodwar town, and its from that the demand for office food delivery came up. I now supply lunch and breakfast to banks and government offices. The demand is enormous and overwhelming, its my prayer to be the leading catering service provider in Lodwar. My targets are schools lunch supplier,cover all the offices and have a restaurant in Town. To do this, I need proper equipment and a good capital which is my biggest challenge.

Loan Proposal

For improving my kitchen,to a modern kitchen that meets the standards of a food and beverage service provider. I will use the loan to put up proper storage cabinets,shelves and do plumbing system with inbuilt water sink.

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$379.02

Date disbursed

Jun 20, 2015

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

3 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $14.95

Lenders

mbunifu

San Jose, United States

A

andyfletcher

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Zidisha

Sterling, United States

sebastienrosa

Quebec, Canada

Krtecek

Balzers, Liechtenstein

IA

Ismini and Jerry

Stamford, USA, United States

ads68

Melbourne, Australia

fairspirit

Utrecht, Netherlands

T

Taupe

Balzers, Liechtenstein

mepster

San Francisco, Ca, United States

TyWee

Manila, Philippines

T

Tim47

United States

KM

Kirsty M

United Kingdom

Dave Bogard

New York, United States

The Bayiates Family

Chicago, IL, United States

Y

YP

Malaysia, Germany

John Minges

United States

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