Loan for a portable concrete mixer

Silas Meleki

Mufulira, Zambia

100% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Silas Meleki

Location

Mufulira, Zambia

On-time repayments

34 weekly installments  •  65%

About Me

My name is Silas. I grew up in the mine area in mufulira, zambia. My father was working in the mine just like my friends i played with from childhood. I went to school but didnt have so much interest i used to admire to become a mine operator driving those big vehicles that go underground. There are very few kids in my area who concentrated at school most of us wanted to work in the mine like our parents. Unfortunately my father died and my mother was sick and now life was even hard. One day when i was 18 my friends father needed people to carry cement at a house where he was building thats how come i got interest and become a bricklayer up to now. I started making some money and could buy food for my mother and my little sister. I offer brcklaying service it gives me some money, when am not hired i make pavers and people buy them. People in my area have a culture of helping each other so that at last the community can become better. My hobby is singing, so i enjoy singing even when working alone.

My Business

I am a bricklayer i offer building service and i also make anything concrete i like working with my hands, i like making pavers and any shapes. Most people want houses now, most people in my area want to own their houses so there is a competition to build so my service is needed everyday.Sometimes am hired by 4 different people for building projects. I chose this business because i like making money while dirty i enjoy it very much, I didnt finish school so i cant do a office job. I spent on cement when making pavers and also quarry dust. I design different shapes but very strong and people buy. Sometimes i make K5,000 in one week. when i make profit i buy food at home, i keep some money then when i have another job i use some.

Loan Proposal

Thank you lenders for your support
and the loan I have just finished repaying. I want to apply for this loan to help me buy a portable concrete mixer to be helping me when building. It will be helping me to mix materials on site...My business will increase by a small percentage and when I make profit I will invest back in the business. I am looking forward to grow my business so every profit I will be reinvesting. Thank you to all my lenders in advance.

Income Source

In case my business faces any risks such that I fail to pay I can easily do piece work for other people. In my country building of houses is all over now, the government workers especially have been empowered with bank loans for building and they have land so a lot of people are building. To build a 2 bedroom house I charge k15,000 for labour. If I have this order alone I can make a lot of money or even if I work with some other people I can still get something so at the end of the day I can still have money to pay for my loan.

My Videos

Mar 31, 2021: Building materials

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$610.41

Date disbursed

Jan 27, 2021

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

2 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $38.43

Credit risk payment: $153.82

Optional expediting fee: $76.91

Lenders

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Anninymouse

Southampton, United Kingdom

Brian

Midhurst, Canada

HI

Highly Improbable

Saskatoon, Canada

investor

Candiac, Canada

BelleStarr

Albuquerque, United States

AltruisticSelfishnes

Chicago, United States

lietu

Tallinn, Estonia

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Forba

Mo i Rana, Norway

evinpa

United States

Kjartan

Oslo, Norway

Raoul72

Naarden, Netherlands

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Tallago3

Munich, Germany

Svenip

Vienna, Austria

C

cjmenchaca

Austin, United States

T

thejacobnorton

Jubail, Saudi Arabia

jmsquared

Seattle, United States

G

graememoss

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Sundstroms

Falun, Sweden

S

suzerain

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

D

Divergent

Bethesda, United States

Erica

Caledon, Canada

G

glomardor

Leonardtown, United States

Cloudways

Malta, Malta

Paul and Rachel

London, United Kingdom

RobinW

Bonn, Germany

B

bileiro

Mandaluyong, Philippines

OlyRhys

Olympia, United States

camilberlin

Berlin, Germany

C

CarolD

Hendersonville, United States

joaoferraz

RINCHOA, Portugal

numbat

Perth, Australia

Zal0m0n

Atlantis!!!! x), Mauritania

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AndrewC

London, United Kingdom

ibc123

Seattle, United States

lizandsteve

guelph, Canada

Freewolf

Salt Lake City, United States

MrMichigander

Marquette, United States

mikeice

Kohler, United States

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drorm

United States

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Kudrnova

Czech Republic

M

mguenter

Switzerland

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maverick

United States

mepster

San Francisco, Ca, United States

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bscent

Hong Kong

C

ColoradoSkier

Denver, United States

G

Gfunkey

United States

PolarBearCapital

United States

Mike and Jacqui

United Kingdom

R

Robert

Berlin, Germany

Mark

Nijmegen, Netherlands

MW

Matt Willis

United States

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Wade

United States

PC

Patrick Clavette

Hartford, Wisconsin, United States

PP

Pasi Paajanen

Helsinki, Finland

Kate Courteau

United States

Craig

Memphis, TN, United States

E

erica

antwerpen, Belgium

moursund

Beaver Nation, United States

Kevin

San Francisco, United States

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Ian

United Kingdom

Jennifer Weber

Canandaigua, Ny, United States

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tom hd

United Kingdom

KR

KJ Roberts

United States

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Frits

Rotterdam, Netherlands

PG

Paul Graham

United States

Cliff

United States

IH

Isaac Hileman

United States

SH

Steven Huntington

London, United Kingdom

Rory McLaughlin

Dallas, United States

K

Katka

St Albans, United Kingdom

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isaac

United Kingdom

SB

Sue Bucholz

Sacramento, United States

G

Gil

Portugal

RH

Robert Hamner

United States

Angela Linwood

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Sinan Taifour

Munich, Germany, Germany

SA

Shar Alamdari

Los Angeles, United States

RG

Regina Gadad

United States

M

Marama

Australia

WS

Warren Shen

United States

VC

Victor Chong

United States

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Stephanie

Los Angeles, United States

MS

Mona S

United States

D

Dalton

San Francisco, United States

HCPSPIRIT

Helsinki, Finland

hervey liu

United States

NH

Nancy Hull

United States

GS

Gary Sinard

Franklin, TN, United States

Jane

Ontario, Canada

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Sarah

Arlington, United States

B

BRB

Australia

JB

Jane Bean

United States

A

Anonymous

United States

MW

Matt Winkler

United States, Canada

Darren Jeppson

Denver, Colorado, United States

H

Haley

United States

AA

Andrew and Kim

Nashville, TN, United States

petter

Finland

Remo

Switzerland

WV

Wouter van Buizen

Amsterdam, Netherlands

DO

Denis Ontiveros

Guildford, United Kingdom

BR

Brian Rickman

United States

I

Ivan

New York, United States

We Not Me

St. Paul, Minnesota, United States

T

Tanvir

United States

Girolamo Marroccoli

Basel, Switzerland

EA

Eric Ayers

Atlanta, United States

Taylor Vaughn

Nashville, United States

M

Mika

Switzerland

Andrew

United States

R

Roman

Germany

AL

Anna Lusero

United States

Daniel Carvalho

Lusaka, Zambia

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MaggieK

United States

RD

Regan Dishon

United States

JA

Justin A

Fort Collins, United States

CT

Chev T

Australia

Zimei

United States

Tom Purser

Cambridge, United Kingdom

KV

Kelly Vinsant

United States

MD

Mark Dunphy

United States

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Sandy

United States

KL

Kerry Lane

United States

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John

Minneapolis, United States

A

Annge

United States

CB

Chris Baker

United States

MC

Mike Cormack

Vancouver, Canada

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Jeremy

United States

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Marc

Berlin, Germany

Utahna

United States

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James

United Kingdom

C

Cole

United States

AZ

Andre Zita

United States

MP

Mihir P

United Kingdom

F

Fonz

United States

Brian Herrmann

Chicago, United States

W

Wim

Deventer, Netherlands

B

Bharat

Princeton, United States

DD

Diego Donoso

United States

MH

Martin Hammick

United Kingdom

K

KM

United States

B

Berend

Netherlands

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