Organic fertilizer for maize cultivation

Samson Chatilo

Lusaka, Zambia

100% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Samson Chatilo

Location

Lusaka, Zambia

On-time repayments

21 weekly installments  •  52%

About Me

My name is Samson Chatilo am a farmer .Am a Zambia by nationality I grew up in the remote area of Central Province and to be specific Mumbwa District. From there the only Business I do is farming. I heard of Zidisha loans from my niece and I got interested to apply for the loan to help buy farming inputs.

My Business

Farming is the main source of income and survival, I grow maize , vegetable, sweet potatoes, cassava and groundnuts. Maize crop is the one I grow on a large scare because I sale it to Milling Companies and the profits is very awesome.

Loan Proposal

Am requesting for the loan to buy organic fertilizer , I want to use it to in maize field to make the soil very fertile. This way I will have a good yield and therefore at a good profit. I supply this maize to milling companies at 12.5 moisture content.

Income Source

Apart from growing maize as main crop, I also sale vegetables on a weekly basis. My vegetable Garden is big and I grow a variety for sale. Therefore the income from the sale of these vegetables I will save to repay toward my loan.

My Videos

Jun 21, 2021: Zidisha financial support

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$34.19

Date disbursed

Feb 24, 2021

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

2 weeks

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: 5% of $34.19 = $2.29

Credit risk payment: $6.43

Lenders

Andrew

Seattle, United States

The Clemmons Family

Matthews, NC, United States

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