Tuition for master's in renewable energy technology

Esther Waceke

Nairobi, Kenya

23% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Esther Waceke

Member since

November 2016

On-time repayments

141 installments  •  14%

About Me

I was born in Nyeri, Central Kenya, a village with about 100 households. I was educated in the village up to standard eight and then schooled in Nanyuki up to form four. I was an average student and my father was able to sponsor me to [attend] university, where I undertook a degree in Environmental Studies. I started farming by pumping water from a dam in my home area. There is a high demand for organic food in Nairobi due to high rate of lifestyle diseases. I love to spend time watching nature documentaries, learning new trends, and spending time with friends and family.

I enrolled to pursue a Master's in Renewable Energy​ Technology, which I have yet to complete and still need to pay for the last two semesters.

My Business

I am a licensed Environmental Associate Expert. I also train in online article and blog writing. I farm and resell farm foods.

I was desperate for work and therefore decided to use whatever resources I had to make profit. My father bought me a half an acre of land. The total cost and revenue are about 60% of the sales. [Through this work] I support my mother, brother, and sisters, and I pay my university fees and invest in SACCOs (Savings and Credit Cooperative Organizations). The farming project is a joint venture of me and my sister; we use the profits I get for our basic facilitation, school, and reinvesting in the land. I have also started a side business of importing cotton shirts from China, which has good returns.

The first three semesters of school I used the returns from the farm and the shirts business. Now due to elections that were ongoing (and even now not everything is settled), business has been slow.

Loan Proposal

Thank you for past loans you have given me. They have really changed my life. I am pursuing a Master's in Renewable Energy Technology, an extension of my undergraduate degree in Environmental Science (natural resource conservation). This is from the need to ensure that we have sustainable development at the same time as a healthy environment, also to minimize pollution and degradation of natural resources.

I joined my first semester in January 2016, and I have so far completed three semesters. One semester's total tuition fee is $700, registration is $50, and handouts are $40. I take evening classes from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm; during the day I carry out my normal businesses, farming and selling clothes, which facilitate basic needs.

I am requesting for funding to finally complete this one semester due to resume on 8th September 2017. Thanks in advance.

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About Me

I am was born in Nyeri, Central Kenya a village with about 100 households, educated in the village upto standard eight and then schooled in Nanyuki up to form four. i was an average student and my father was able to sponsor me to university where i undertook degree in Environmental Studies. I started farming by pumping water from a dam in my home area.There is a high demand for organic food in Nairobi due to high rate of lifestyle diseases. I love to spend time watching nature documentaries, learning new trends, spending time with friends and family.
I enrolled to pursue Master in Energy​ Technology which am yet to complete paying for the last two semesters.

My Business

I am a licensed Environmental Associate Expert, i also train online article and blog writing. i farm and resell farm foods. I was desperate for work and therefore decided to use whatever resource i have to make profit. My father had bought me a half an acre of land. Total cost and revenue are about 60% of the sales. i support my mother, brother, sisters, i pay my University fees and invest in saccos, the farming project is a joint venture of me and my sister, we use the profits i get for our basic facilitation, school and also re invest in the land. I have also started a side hustle of importing cotton shirts from China that has good return. The first three semesters of I used the returns from the farm and the shirts business, now due to elections that were ongoing and a little not everything is settled, business has been slow.

Loan Proposal

Thank you for past loans you have given me. They have really changed my life. I am pursuing Masters in Renewable Energy Technology an extension of my undergraduate degree Environmental Science (natural resource conservation), this is from the need to ensure that we have a sustainable development at the same time as healthy environment, also minimize pollution and degradation of natural resources. I joined my first semester in January 2016, have so far completed three semesters, one semester's total tuition fee is $700, registration of $50, handouts $40, I take evening classes from 5.00pm to 8.30 pm , during the day I carry out my normal business, farming and selling clothes which facilities basic needs. I am requesting for funding to finally complete this one semester due to resume on 8th September 2017. Thanks in advance

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$787.60

Date disbursed

Sep 19, 2017

Repayment status

Late

Projected term

26 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $33.01

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