Motorbike

Tonny Lukalo

Eldoret, Kenya

100% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Tonny Lukalo

Member since

December 2014

On-time repayments

239 installments  •  80%

About Me

My name is Tonny Lukalo. I live in Uasin Gishu County Annex Estate. I come from a family of 12 children. I am the 1st born in our family. I am a Christian with Living Rock church. I went to Cheplaskei High School and now am working in my farm as a farmer with my wife. I have attended Bukura training institute which has horticultural courses and later went to Naivasha which has a veterinary. This has helped me to have an idea of farming. But due to lack of finances, I was not able to grow from what little I have. Where I stay, people think that farming is meant for old or retired ones and you can't get money for the whole family but for me it has really helped me feed and keep my children in school. One of my children wants to be a vet doctor.

My Business

As a farmer, I have been involved in this field for 2 years and am planting vegetables and tomatoes, onions, etc. In our area, many schools and families need these items and they are using them a lot. I chose this kind of business because of high demand on the ground and in the community around us. It is also my passion to plant and sell for money so my family can have something to put on the table and to take them to school.

Loan Proposal

Hi zidisha family, I want to take this oppotuniny to thank the zidisha family in helping me realize the dream of my farm.With this loan i will buy a second hand motor bike that will cost 400 dollars,the bike will help in transporting my farm produse to the market. About 18% of cost is used in transporting my produse to the market and farm inputs to the farm.Since the fuel prizes have gone up the transport cost wil be much high so with the motor bike i will reduse the cost of production . So about 10 to 12% will be my profit increment with the money i will save from the transport i will add production of the farm hence more frofit.

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About Me

My names are Tonny Lukalo. I live in Uasin Gishu County Annex Estate. I come from a family of 12 children. I am the 1st born in our family. I am a Christian with Living Rock church. I went to Cheplaskei high school and now am working in my farm as a farmer with my wife. I have attended Bukura training institute has an horticultural and later went to Naivasha has a veterinary this has helped me to have an idea of farming. But due to lack of finances I was not able to grow from little I have.where i stay people think that farming is ment for old or retired ones and you cant get money for the whole farmily but for me it has realy help me feed and take my children in school.one of my children want to be a vet doctor.on my free time i like traveling and watching movies.

My Business

As a farmer I have been involved in this field for 2 years and am planting vegetables and tomatoes, onion etc. In our area many schools and families need this items and they are using them a lot. I choose this kind of business because of high demand on the ground and the community around us. It is also my passion to plant and sell for money so my family can have something to put on the table and to take them to school.

Loan Proposal

Hi zidisha family, I want to take this oppotuniny to thank the zidisha family in helping me realize the dream of my farm.With this loan i will buy a second hand motor bike that will cost 400 dollars,the bike will help in transporting my farm produse to the market. About 18% of cost is used in transporting my produse to the market and farm inputs to the farm.Since the fuel prizes have gone up the transport cost wil be much high so with the motor bike i will reduse the cost of production . So about 10 to 12% will be my profit increment with the money i will save from the transport i will add production of the farm hence more frofit.

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$433.59

Date disbursed

Sep 8, 2018

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

2 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $18.27

Credit risk payment: $54.81

Lenders

JimVandegriff

Trinidad, California, United States

V

Valis

Singapore, Singapore

melissapmeier

United States

moursund

Beaver Nation, United States

WE

Wendy Emlyn

Devon, United Kingdom

M

Margaret

United States

JT

Joshua Tillman

Phoenix, AZ, United States

M

Mary

United States

Outi

Finland

Nathan

Columbus, United States

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