New stock for my clothing store

Susan Muthui

Nairobi-lower Kabete, Kenya

87% paid forward

Entrepreneur

Name

Susan Muthui

Member since

April 2015

On-time repayments

165 installments  •  100%

About Me

I am the second born in a family of four siblings,Growing up was interesting,My mother being my teacher in a local primary school,that was miles away from home,We had to leave home earlier than my mother,If she got to the school earlier than us that would mean war.

Waking up early and getting to the house late,walking almost 2kms everyday to and from school,gave me strength to work hard and become a better person in life.

I want to be my own boss and give back to the community,thus deciding to put up my own business,I started small and my dream is to crow a clothing empire and create employment to our local youths and empower less women in my area.

I love togetherness and am proud to be a Kenyan,despite other differences we are one and God for us all

My 5years daughter want to be a dentist when she grows up,with my hardwork and will,she will achieve her dreams and make me a proud mother.

I love baking and trying on different cake recipes during my free time,They say I have a ''sweet tooth''.

My Business

I own a small clothe shop at Kingeero shopping centre-lower kabete.

I love fashion and so is everybody else,getting the best trends and selling at a reasonable price makes my customers satisfied,offering the best.my prices depend on the item sold from Kes100/= on girls stockings to kes1000/= ladies jeans,Am able to pay shop rent,pay my helper daily, add more stocks weekly and daily home basic requirements eg food expenses.
I am looking forward to positive growth and expansion.

Project Proposal

I would like to add my clothing stock as needed by my customer. I would like to meet my customer needs to sell them my designer cloths in wholesale standards. I have half of the amount and I would like this loan to top up what I have to purchase my stock in bulks for warm clothing attires, before we get to the warm season.

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Project Info

Project Type

Pay It Forward

Disbursed amount

$574.72

Date disbursed

Aug 28, 2022

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $27.33

Pay It Forward contribution: $82.00

Backers

A

Anninymouse

Southampton, United Kingdom

P

pmyadlowsky

Charlottesville, United States

JimVandegriff

Trinidad, California, United States

ElWal

Kirn, Germany

D

Divergent

Bethesda, United States

JTShorty

Gorham, Maine, United States

TomF925

www.AfricaLeap.com, United States

Aaron Mackenzie

Nairobi, Kenya

S

Sven

Netherlands

Duncan Nduati

Thika, Kenya

BB

Ben Bellows

United States

RV

Rob Van Dam

United States

Ruth James

Nairobi, Kenya

MC

United States

Rory McLaughlin

Dallas, United States

Sinan Taifour

Munich, Germany, Germany

MP

Matt Patton

United States

Ren

Minneapolis/StPaul, United States

Richard Benyon

United States

HCPSPIRIT

Helsinki, Finland

Diane U

Olympia, Wa, Usa, United States

ML

Monty Lewis

United Kingdom

Duncan Ikiara

Nairobi, Kenya

Dennis Rotich

Eldoret , Kenya

We Not Me

St. Paul, Minnesota, United States

Gilbert Ombongi

Embakasi , Kenya

Moses Chore

Kisumu, Kenya

Muhia Ndungu

Kabete, Kenya

Salem Wamiti

Eldoret, Kenya

Catherine Nderitu

Nairobi, Kenya

S

Sibyl

Basel, Switzerland

Peter Nthuku

Machakos, Kenya

Andrew Njoroge

Machakos, Kenya

DD

Diego Donoso

United States

A

Anonymous

United States

A

Anonymous

United States

Agnes Tutuwaa

Kumasi, Ghana

Stefan Schmalz

Moenchengladbach, Germany

Charles Donkoh

Accra, Ghana

George Njoroge

Nairobi, Kenya

LO

Leonard Ogor

Abuja, Nigeria

Osman Ziblim Adam

Nakpali, Ghana

Robert Kipsang

Nakuru, Kenya

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  • Susan Muthui    Aug 28, 2022

    Thank you Members, I confirm I have received the funds. I will now purchase the trendy attires as planned tomorrow. I am again thankful for the support.

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  • Susan Muthui    Aug 28, 2022

    Hello Members, I cannot thank you enough for funding this project, Thank you so so much, I am grateful for your kindness. You are all a blessing! With the funds I'll be able to top up and add my stock as planned fulfilling my plans. This will help expand my business and I'll be able to comfortably select latest trends for my customers, meeting their demands especially for the younger generation. Thank you again and God bless you all.

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  • Duncan Ikiara    Aug 27, 2022

    Keep the good work

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  • Peter Nthuku    Aug 22, 2022

    Same line of business

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  • Moses Chore    Aug 14, 2022

    Hope at least can help you.

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  • Susan Muthui    Jul 7, 2022

    Thanks to all my backers, with your assistance I was able to buy new stock for my shop. This helped extend the shop with new stock, purchased trendy sports shoes which were great boost to my business.

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  • Susan Muthui    Jul 14, 2021

    Thank you zidisha I confirm i have received Kes 50156.I will be going tomorrow to buy the warm clothing to stock my shop, I prefer buying unisex bundles to cater to all my customers wants.
    Thank you again to my lenders for making this possible.

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    • Christian Golo    Jul 15, 2021

      Hi Susan,

      Great. Good to hear that you successfully received the money. I wish you all the best in your business and keep faith with the community.
      God bless you.

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  • Susan Muthui    Jul 14, 2021

    I would like to thank all members who funded my project, honestly without you my dream to expand my clothing business would not be possible I can never thank you enough, I will add stock on warm clothes during this cold season which are on demand. Thank you once more.

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  • Toheeb Ayorinde    Jul 14, 2021

    Good luck ma

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  • Bernice Adjoteye    Jul 9, 2021

    All the best

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  • Susan Muthui    Jan 29, 2019

    This is to confirm I received my loan amount of Kes 29,305,which I topped up and purchased a motor bike for my business,I am waiting for it to be delivered end of week.Thank you to my lenders and Zidisha team.

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  • Kitty    Jan 16, 2019

    Good luck with your new motorcycle

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  • Susan Muthui    Jan 15, 2019

    I thank all my lenders for making my dream of buying a motor cycle for my business come true,this will be easy to carry stock to my shop and I will save money,promising to a profitable year.
    Thank you again.

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  • Susan Muthui    May 7, 2018

    Thank you all my Lenders ,through your generosity i have build my life and my family life is better than before.
    With the loan I was able to expand my shop,added new stocks and introduced new products.this has increased my customer and profit.I was able to buy a milk cow,which is producing enough milk for home use and a few litres for sale.My daughter is in a better school,am able to pay school fees for her comfortably.I helped also build our local church by donating iron sheets.I thank God for you.

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  • Susan Muthui    Apr 21, 2018

    Thank you Zidisha and all my lenders who have enabled me to reach this far,my shop has grown and i have been able to improve my life and that of my family.I am also able to extend the shop and introduce new products.Thank you again and God bless,this far I owe everything to you.

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  • Susan Muthui    Oct 25, 2016

    Dear Lenders,
    This is to confirm ,I am still grateful for your generous support,I received the loan of kes30288 on 20th october,I was able to add the new stock of unisex cloths and shoes,I also added a few shelves at the shop to accommodate the new stock this means thank to you my shop is expanding.
    I am thankful and wishing you God's blessings and a happy coming festive season.

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  • Susan Muthui    Oct 19, 2016

    Dear Lenders,
    I have no words to thank you for funding my loan,I am more than grateful and I truly appreciate your generosity at such a short notice,I thank God for you and your family.
    With the money I will be able to purchase clothes and other items as demanded by my clients,this will be an early preparations for the coming festive season.
    This will also boost my business in growth and expansion.
    my family will also have something to celebrate about,thank you to my lenders.
    God bless you once more.

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  • Susan Muthui    Oct 16, 2016

    Dear Lenders,
    Honestly I do not have words to thank you for your continued support,God bless you and your family,over the year my life and business have changed for the better because of your kind support.
    With the loan given I was able to expand my shop and purchase clothes for the shop,I will sincere say I am able to provide for my family needs more comfortably than I used there before,school fees and other basic needs are no longer a problem.
    My clients have increased and thus increasing the demand.Thank you and God bless you.

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  • Susan Muthui    Jan 13, 2016

    I would like to reduce my payments installments temporary,because of many business and personal expenses within the month of January,and also clients not able to pay up on time because of the same reasons.

    With the loan given I was able to purchase beauty products and more clothes,which the outcome is 30% stock purchased,my clients are promising they will be able to purchase when they can,I am mostly depending on walk in clients,which a positive outcome for my business.

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  • Susan Muthui    Dec 29, 2015

    Thank you Zidisha,I confirm I received KES 19922,This has enabled me purchase beauty products and more jeans and shirts for my shop.
    I thank all my lenders for making this dream come true,I truly appreciate and may God bless you abundantly,My dream also is in future to give back to the society and through your generosity I will get there.thank you once more.

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