Adding second-hand baby clothes to my shop

Maureen Aketch

Nairobi, Kenya

100% repaid



Maureen Aketch


Nairobi, Kenya

On-time repayments

224 weekly installments  •  70%

About Me

My names are Maureen aketch , am a firstborn in my family and started Zidisha before l got married but now am married with two kids. Zidisha has been a platform of my success. l was brought up in poverty, going to school was very tuff. making ends meet was real struggle, by but Gods grace a friend introduced me to Zidisha , n ever since things have never been the same. things grew from bad to better, I even afforded to take my siblings to school, since l started a business of selling second hand clothings for babies. l would source them from the local market and hack the clothes. the return was great and by the time l was taking my second loan, l got a shop and sold from there. l have a liking and great love for clothes and smartness. this inspired me so much. l got clients that were sent by other client, since l bought the best clothes, by the time I took my third loan l had introduced even diapers that l sent per piece, l notted that people could not buy the entire packet since my hood people hustle a lot. l just love my business.

My Business

my business is something that l have loved doing,I love it with my heart. it has grown from hawking, to a sizeable shop. The returns are great .The interest rate is almost 80% , there was a time my shop was broken in too, but God helped me and l picked up. l now want to buy bails, and open my self. by this l will hang the camera clothes ( the very smart ones) first class then the small ones sell cheaply and continue that way. the profit has enabled me, even employ a casual who stands in for me when l take the clothes to people in offices and even go to the market. l know God will touch your hearts and you lend me more, l grow and even pay my daughter fee.

Loan Proposal

Zidisha when you loan me $359 i will use it as follows. a bail of baby rompers which will cost me- dollar - $247.52
2.steel door in my shop for safety in the shop -$49.5
3.diapers-stock for the shop - $62
Total cash required will be =$ 359

I usually sell diapers in pieces for the customers who can not buy the entire packet, but due to demand i will start selling in packets as well, for some customers have been requesting me to sell them.





Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Jan 19, 2016

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

23 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $18.15




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