To start rice farming

Jane Waithira

Ndenderu, Kenya

62% paid forward

Entrepreneur

Name

Jane Waithira

Member since

September 2015

On-time repayments

151 installments  •  70%

About Me

I am 37 year old,Kenyan citizen. I was born in Muranga county as a last born in a family of seven children.
I am a trained software developer, having done a diploma in Software Engineering.
However, due to limited opportunities for diploma holders, i didn't land a job in my chosen profession. I am currently working in a company as a imports assistant.

I would like to enroll for a course in clearing and forwarding, to better my chances of a career in this field

My Business

I am currently working in a company as a imports assistant,
My monthly salary is USD 280.
I also engage in part time farming in my rural home in Muranga, on an inherited piece of land.
I mostly produce maize, (Corn), beans, and vegetables on a small scale, with an aim of going commercial in future.

Project Proposal

I want to start rice farming in my ancestral land. The money will be used for paying laborers, who will do the land preparation, plant, and cultivate, and irrigate
I have 1 acre of land, which will give me over Ksh 100k. from this i will be able to repay the loan.

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Project Info

Project Type

Pay It Forward

Disbursed amount

$220.21

Date disbursed

Jul 15, 2022

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $29.32

Backers

Mabel Mz Banye

Wa Municipal, Ghana

Hans Moor

Vorden, Netherlands

JH

Joseph Hwang

Houston, United States

Joseph Mutiso

Koma, Kenya

Ilyasu Shuaibu Ahmad

Bukuru, Jos., Nigeria

EG

Erik G

Switzerland

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