Loan to purchase metal materials for my workshop

Mark Osano

Kisumu, Kenya

100% repaid



Mark Osano


Kisumu, Kenya

On-time repayments

149 weekly installments  •  91%

About Me

I am a first born in a family of three and was born in Nyakach division in Kisumu County. Both my parents died and left me at very tender age which subsequently affected my early age education. I fortunately secured financial sponsorship from nearby mission church which paid my entire primary school fee. After completion of my primary level of education I stayed home for about ten years due to lack of financial support to take me to another level of education.
Due to lack of financial support for further studies in high school, I opted for a metal and fabrication course a craft course which was also sponsored by both nearby Christian church and non-governmental organization and I pursued it at Asumbi technical institute college from to 1980. Having completed it successfully, I now opened a metal work shop where have worked for over 10years. I chose this place after realizing that many of my customers were from the place and it was costing them time and money to reach my place which is about 50km. I have gained very much experience in this business and am earning a living from it. More so, it's paying all my bills including school fee for my siblings. I'm also saving my surplus for future expansion. Am married with two kids and my kids are still in primary school. I like watching football at my free time.

My Business

My business is Metal and fabrication which entails designing and making of metal materials such as :- Metal doors, metal windows, metal beds, metal tables, Metal gates, boxes and other metal materials. I have been in this business for now 15years subsequently gained more experience, made more customers and also learnt how to handle different customers. The business is giving me an average of Ksh.3000.00($40),to Ksh 5000($50),every day. This has been the sole source of my financial income and subsequently paying all my bills. I'm appealing to you lenders and Zidisha family to support my business expansion by funding my loan.

Loan Proposal

Happy new year lenders, I'm very grateful for your consistent financial support towards my metal work business which has greatly improved both my personal household and my siblings. After successfully completing my previous loan, I would like to seek your support to further support this loan to enable me purchased the following;- 10,Metal [email protected] 700kes, 20,y10 twisted [email protected] 950kes, 15,angle line [email protected] 750kes and servicing of my welding machines at 5000kes.

Income Source

I'm part time doing horticulture and poultry farming which has been supporting both me and my family with both cereals, meat and financial al support after the sale of surpluses and therefore I'm sure I would get my weekly payment from it when my metal workshop failed me.





Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Jan 6, 2021

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

4 weeks

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $10.13

Credit risk payment: $26.33



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