Loan to buy sterilizer machine for my shop

Christopher Kuria

Thika, Kenya

100% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Christopher Kuria

Member since

April 2015

On-time repayments

250 installments  •  72%

About Me

My name is Christopher Kuria. I am a father of three children, born and raised in Gatanga, Muranga County. I lived in Makongeni phase 5 plot 94. I am a hard working person. I finished my secondary school in the year 2000. I didn't join college due to financial problems and these because my parents were jobless. I started to help my parents on farm work and in that time life was very hard because of the little money I got, some I gave to my parents to assist in paying school fees for my little siblings. I work hard to see my children will not suffer like I did and that I can educate them without problems. I like to pass time visiting orphans just to encourage them about life.

My Business

After finishing my high school, I started farming where plucking tea was the only option. Tea plucking is a bit profitable in my region because I could earn KSh 300 per day. With my little savings, I managed to pay for a barber course which I attended in the afternoon after finishing morning chores. After completing that course, I worked in a different shop to get experience and from there I relocated to Thika and started my own shop. I now have many customers due to affordable prices and good services that I offer.

Loan Proposal

If funded these money ,i will buy sterlilizer machine which will cost me @Usd 171.these machine will help me to store the machine in safe place and to prevent contamination and also to keep them in good condition.it will increase my profit by 30 % and these because i lose some customer who prefer machine kept in sterlilizer and also it will create confidence to my customer in matter related to their safely.

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About Me

My names are Christopher kuria a father of three children,born and raised in Gatanga Muranga county,i lived in Makongeni phase 5 plot 94 .am a hard working person i finished my secondary school year 2000 where i dint join college due to financial problem and these because my parent were jobbles.i started to help my parent on farm work and by that time life was very hard,because the little money i get some i gave to my parent to assist school fees for my little siblings.i work hard to see my children will not suffer like i did and that b i can educate them without problem,i like to past time visiting orphans just to encourage them about life.

My Business

After finishing my high school,i started farming where plucking tea was the only option and these because tea plucking is a bit profitable in my region bcoz i could earn ksh300 per day.with my little saving i manage to pay for a barber course which i attend afternoon after finishing morning chores.after completing that course i work in different shop to get experience and from there i relocated to Thika and start my own shop, in which by now i have many customers due to affordable price and good services that i offer.

Update
Having started my barber shop, I have managed to establish my barber shop. In the last year I have a client base of a hundred customers a week. Since then my profit margin has grown to 8000 a week.
Due to the success, I wish to to start a small barber shop in the outskirts of thika in Makongeni township

Loan Proposal

If funded these money ,i will buy sterlilizer machine which will cost me @Usd 171.these machine will help me to store the machine in safe place and to prevent contamination and also to keep them in good condition.it will increase my profit by 30 % and these because i lose some customer who prefer machine kept in sterlilizer and also it will create confidence to my customer in matter related to their safely.

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$180.13

Date disbursed

Oct 12, 2015

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

2 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $7.48

Lenders

Scangaid

Pittsburgh, United States

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