Brush fire protection for my orange farm

Douglas Effah

Berekum, Ghana

100% repaid



Douglas Effah


Berekum, Ghana

On-time repayments

87 weekly installments  •  66%

About Me

I am Douglas Effah, a twenty-eight year old young man. I hail from Berekum in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana. I am fair in complexion . My parents are Mr Bediako Asare and Mrs Joyce Ankamah. I am the second born of the five children of my parent. I am a teacher,I worked for four year as acting headteacher and later gained an admission to further my education at the University of Education Winneba . I am currently in my final year.
My hobbies are; reading news from online, playing computer games , watching football match and making friends all over the world.

My Business

Orange Farming
I started orange farming after my College Education. Farming is something I have interest in right from childhood. I opted for it simply becauase my parents main occupation is farming and for that matter has a large pieces of farm land. So aquisition of land was not a problem. I have been continously planting oranges for the past 5 years and I am now having about 8 acre land of orange plants. Those ones I planted in my first year has started bearing fruits and is amazing how people troop in to buy it. I am currently having five(5) permanent workers and employ 5 casual workers during harvest time.The need has arisen to make expansion of the farm since there are still land to work on . I am therefore pleading to Zidisha Lenders to support me make my dream be a reality.

Because people patronize the product very well, I am able to make profit and can pay the loan from the profits. Aside this, I am a teacher and for that matter,I receive a monthly salary with which I can service the loans I am given. I therefore assure the lenders and the organization as a whole of my commitment to repaying every loan I will be granted.
Thank you.

Loan Proposal

I will need this loan, my next to help me dredge parts of the farm that is been eroded as a result of the heavy nature of the rains this year. The parts of the farm that is sloping have been affected by the rains. This is causing the roots of the orange trees to be exposed and to a larger extent been uprooted when the wind becomes heavy. I will therefore need an amount of about 250 dollars to help me dredge around and pervert any such occurrences.





  • Ravel Antunes    Jun 18, 2017

    Douglas paid the loan on time and was very communicative. Thank you very much and good luck on your business.

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  • trincowski    Dec 7, 2016

    Douglas has quickly repaid the loan. Very nice.

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  • SammyGeorge    Aug 24, 2016

    Another loan repaid super quickly!

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  • SammyGeorge    Jun 14, 2016

    Fastest payments ever!!!! Thank you sir!

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  • howard    May 7, 2016

    Excellent repayments. Thank you, Douglas.

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  • RckyMntFamily    May 7, 2016

    Repaid in full without problems. Thank you and good luck!

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  • Thomas Lundqvist    Mar 10, 2016

    Repaid in full and no problems!

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  • Karijn    Mar 3, 2016

    Repaid in full and without problems. Thank you Douglas.

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  • Majella    Feb 24, 2016

    I made the loan to Douglas as a Christmas present for my sister in Canada. I liked that he was providing employment and protecting his oranges by tackling the firebreaks ahead of time. Loan was paid quickly and on time and it was lovely dip back into the project each time I got notification of a repayment. Cheers Majella

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  • Freewolf    Dec 29, 2015

    Loan fully repaid. Good luck on your continued growth.

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  • guenter    Aug 14, 2015

    Thank you for your repayments!

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  • Hope2012    Jul 12, 2015

    All good thanks for repaying

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  • Sirko    Apr 7, 2015

    Again, loan fully repaid in time, thank you!

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  • WinWinNL    Feb 25, 2015

    Quick repayment, good luck with your oranges!

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  • Sirko    Feb 25, 2015

    Loan fully repaid in time, thank you!

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Jun 21, 2016

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

7 weeks

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $8.01




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