Mobile phone for my shop

Gibson Makanza

Malindi, Kenya

100% repaid



Gibson Makanza

Member since

November 2016

On-time repayments

94 installments  •  80%

About Me

As a young boy from a humble background, I had the vision to prosper in my life so that i can help my people in the community by employing them and supporting them too.
Thus i worked hard in my education and succeeded to the university.
After my undergraduate course i was employed at a company in my home town and thought beyond being employed while others are unemployed. This reminded me of the vision when i was a little boy and thus a business idea came over me and thus used my salary as a capital for used phones business.
Since my business was well received by the community, i wanted it to expand to not only phones but laptops too. After sharing my vision on my business with a friend he then told me of the zidisha organization which gives loans so that one can expand his business.

My Business

I ventured into second hand mobile phone sale which has picked up well in my town and would wish to expand the business to not only phone but laptops and other devices too.
I chose second hand mobile phones because most people can't afford buying from the shop because their prices are usually high thus preferring the used phones which are relatively cheap.
The profit i'll be getting from my business i'll use it to increase the capital and also open up branches to other towns as well.

Loan Proposal

I'll add this amount to my used mobile phone's business capital. I had 190 us dollars as my previous capital for my business and getting 10 more us dollars would increase the capital to 200 us dollars of which i can add atleast one mobile phone in the nbusiness and this would raise my profit from 300 us dollars to about 350 us dollars.





Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Jan 6, 2017

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

2 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $0.44



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