More equipment for my printing business

Catherine Dzanku

Ho, Ghana

28% repaid



Catherine Dzanku

Member since

March 2016

On-time repayments

137 installments  •  82%

About Me

I am Catherine Dzanku, a native in the Ho-District of the Volta region of Ghana. My are parents Alex Dzanku and Aurelia Hosunu. They passed away through lorry accident when I was only 5 years old. I was placed with madam Janet Gli, my great grandmother, who could not afford my school fees nor proper feeding by then. It was difficult for me to progress to the Junior High School due to lack of parental care.
In the year 2006, I went to Accra as a street girl where I have been carrying loads for people( Kayayo). At the end of the day, I normally sleep at any place I get since I did not get any permanent lodging place.I stayed in Accra for two years when I came back to Ho to start I.C.T centre business with the little savings I made in Accra.

My Business

When I arrived at Ho, I have noticed the high demand for Information Communication Technology(I.C.T) centre at my area of residence, hence my decision to establish one in the area. Many people in need of such service need to pick a taxi and travel as far as 3 kilometers.
Since I have decided to establish I.C.T centre, part of the money was used to undergo I.C.T training for six months after which I used the rest to an office and buy two computers which I used to start the business.
As at now , I need money to expand the business by paying additional rent allowance and buying more computers with a printer for the work.

Loan Proposal

I am happy that i have successfully repaid my just ended loan on time. God bless zidisha and my wonderful lenders. Business is now having a turning point in Ghana and we those in the Volta Region is also doing great. for that matter, I will like to request for more loans to help me purchase additional computer equipment to expand my business. Revenue is now growing better and profit is also expected to do same. I will to use this loan to purchase A4 size papers into my shop. A lot more customers are requesting for this particular item but I am not having them in stock. I therefor request from my past and new lenders to help me raise this loan and I promise to make repayment on time as usual.






Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Jun 2, 2017

Repayment status


Projected term

115 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $37.98

Catherine opted to pay $462.12 into the Zidisha Members Loan Fund in return for a higher starting credit limit.



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