Pay for my university fee

Mercy Zoe Wanjiru

Nairobi, Kenya

35% paid forward

Entrepreneur

Name

Mercy Zoe Wanjiru

Member since

February 2014

On-time repayments

135 installments  •  96%

About Me

My name is Mercy Zoe Wanjiru, I'm a Kenyan businesswoman. I run a company called Bush and events Africa. We organize safaris and adventure travel within Kenya and Tanzania. I started my business 5 years ago. I love my business because it's passion driven and i enjoy my work very much. I started my business from my little savings after working in another tour company for 3yrs and I always knew that someday I'll own my own business. To me it's a dream come true although I'm now seeking funds to expand my business. I plan to get a loan and buy camping gear and other outdoor essential like sleeping bags,camping seats,gazebo etc. I use the profits from my business go towards expanding my business further as i grow it step by step with the little i make over time

My Business

I have used my previous loan from Zidisha to buy camping tents,mattresses, solar lamps,camping seats etc and this has really helped my business to grow. I'm very grateful to Zidisha lenders! I use the items i bought to run my trips hence i save on hiring from other sources like i used to, and sometimes when I'm not using the gear, i hire them out as well. The vehicle is being used to transport my camping equipment which i used to transport in a hired vehicle so now I'll be cutting the hiring costs. The vehicle can also be used to transport people which is a plus in my line of business.

Project Proposal

Hello lenders,

I wish to apply for a loan to pay my pending University fee for a course that starts in September. I will be undertaking Business Management BBA course and need to settle the fee soonest possible.
The course is partially funded by the University and offered by the European business university.
I commit to repaying my loan soon as i can but the priority for now is to ensure I don't miss the chance as i'll have to wait until Sept 2023 for the next intake.

I will appreciate all help offered in this education journey.

Thank you and best regards,
Mercy

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Project Info

Project Type

Pay It Forward

Disbursed amount

$1,187.33

Date disbursed

Sep 6, 2022

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $56.47

Pay It Forward contribution: $214.59

Backers

Tavin

Ottawa, Canada

JessieD

Alexandria, Va, United States

Alice Wangui

Nakuru, Kenya

Florence Wanjiru

Nairobi, Kenya

bb4dogs

United States

JA

Jorge Alagon

Munich, Germany

Isaiah Githaiga

Nairobi, Kenya

Mercy Muthoni

Nairobi, Kenya

R

Robert

Berlin, Germany

Duncan Nduati

Thika, Kenya

LJ

United States

Ruth James

Nairobi, Kenya

MC

United States

Ed

Howells, United States

Japheth Nambita

Eldoret, Kenya

Sheila Chepkemei

Nairobi, Kenya

A

Anonymous

United States

Charles Karanja

Rwathia, Kenya

Fredrick Mwenje

Mbale, Kenya

Fauzia Mohammed

Malindi Kenya, Kenya

Pauline Lekidi

Nairobi, Kenya

Cipha.c Mwaka

Ndola Villa /ndola, Zambia

DY

David Yang

Vancouver, Canada

Ahmad Anadif

Tulungagung, Indonesia

Stephen Onyango

Mombasa, Kenya

Adrian Adriano

Tangerang Selatan, Indonesia

Gidraf Thairu

Kikuyu Kerwa, Kenya

Joshi

United States

Moch Wahyudi

Surabaya, Indonesia

Benjamin Amoakoh

Accra , Ghana

Jochen

Switzerland

Christine Kanana

Nairobi, Kenya

Brian Wamocho

Kitale, Kenya

Josephine Maina

Nairobi, Kenya

Hilary Muiruri

Maragua, Kenya

Emmanuel Mensah

Hohoe, Ghana

Samuel Oniyide

Egbeda, Lagos, Nigeria

JB

Juan Busco

United States

MB

Meg Brigman

United States

Joseph Wambua

Tala, Kenya

Samuel Bonsu

Kodee, Ghana

Eunice Asare

Swedru, Ghana

Aduwaa Margaret

Kumasi, Ghana, Ghana

Saul Musukwa

Sesheke, Zambia

Leonard Hassan

Kasoa, Ghana

SP

Sam Pickering

United Kingdom

Foster Klu

Takoradi, Ghana

Stefan Schmalz

Moenchengladbach, Germany

Edward Otieno

Migori, Kenya

YS

Yanney Siisi

Ejisu, Ghana

Mary Lusambo

Lusaka, Zambia

Michael Baffoe

Kasoa, Ghana

Florence Marfo

Accra, Ghana

Adhitya Putra Brillian

Kediri, Indonesia

Hivine Chebet

Bomet, Kenya

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  • Mercy Zoe Wanjiru    Sep 6, 2022

    Dear funders,

    Thank you very much. I have received the loan and will sure keep you updated on the progress of my studies. We start classes by 16th September.

    I truly and whole heartedly appreciate your support.

    Thank you,
    Mercy

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  • Ahmad Anadif    Sep 3, 2022

    Good luck

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  • Stephen Solanke    Sep 3, 2022

    All the best in your academic pursuit

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  • Samuel Bonsu    Sep 3, 2022

    I wish you success in your university

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  • Aduwaa Margaret    Sep 2, 2022

    I wish you well in your studies.

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  • Mary Lusambo    Sep 2, 2022

    Hello Mercy!
    I pray this will lift your burden.

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  • James Chege    Sep 1, 2022

    Keep it up

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  • Japheth Nambita    Sep 1, 2022

    Wishing you success zoe

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  • Samuel Oniyide    Aug 31, 2022

    Use it judiciously. I pray for more fund. Success in your studies.

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  • Hilary Muiruri    Aug 30, 2022

    Hi Nimu,
    Pay the Uni fees

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  • Owusu Stephenie Juliana    Aug 29, 2022

    I Wish you well

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  • Jochen    Aug 29, 2022

    Dear Mercy,

    good luck with your business and your studies!
    Best Regards from Switzerland,
    Jochen

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  • Emmanuel Mensah    Aug 27, 2022

    accept my offer for your development

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  • Christine Kanana    Aug 26, 2022

    Wish you well

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  • Joshi    Aug 25, 2022

    Mercy,
    wish you all the best for your Business Management course.

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  • Mercy Zoe Wanjiru    Jul 15, 2022

    Hello funders,

    Thank you for the last loan i took, it really helped me do a side business using the vehicle i renovated during the Covid period and that kept me going despite the tough time.

    Thank you very much. I truly appreciate the support

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  • Joshi    Mar 8, 2021

    Mercy,
    glad to see that you have repaid your loan. Looking forward to your next application! Oh, and do send picture of the vehicle.

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  • Mercy Zoe Wanjiru    Oct 27, 2020

    Thank you very much dear lenders.

    I have just received my loan this Morning. I truly appreciate your support.

    I will start on the renovation works and keep you updated on the progress. I promise to keep my repayments on time and to finish paying the loan in good time.

    Thank you very much.

    Have a good day!

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  • Joshi    Oct 26, 2020

    Hello Mercy,
    nice to read that your work is your passion - not many can claim that. Your profile picture has lake in background. Reminded me of a fantastic National Geographic film that I had seen about "flamingos on lake Nakuru". Maybe, some day I will have fortune of seeing that spectacle in person and maybe I might take a tour with your company :-)

    Wish you all the best in your business plans. Post a photo of your vehicle once you have finished up all the work!

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    • Mercy Zoe Wanjiru    Oct 27, 2020

      Hello Joshi,
      Thank you for the kind words. Yes, I passionately love what I do :)

      The Lake in my photo is called 'Lake Elementaita'. It is a few kilometers to Lake Nakuru. These lakes form part of the various lakes on the floor of the Rift valley. They are very beautiful, I hope someday you will get to see this for yourself. Lake Nakuru nowadays has very few flamingos because the water levels rose and the flamingos left, but Lake Elementaita and two other Rift valley lakes still have flamingos. It is such a beautiful sight of the pink flamingos covering the lakes. I cannot even perfectly describe how lovely it looks. It is a phenomenal spectacle. The pink birds are in thousands.

      I will sure post a photo of the vehicle once done with the work. Thank you so much for your support!

      And I do hope someday you will get to visit Kenya. I'll be happy to take you around. Thanks :)

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      • Joshi    Oct 27, 2020

        Oh wow - what are the chances that I come to know someone who is so close to Lake Nakuru! Sad to hear that the flamingos have left. At least you can still find them in Lake Elementaita.

        I know. Some things are not to be described or captured in camera - you just have to see it in person. Enjoy the sight. But yes, a few photos will give us at least a glimpse of the grand view you have!

        I hope too :-)

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  • Ivanof    Oct 24, 2020

    Nice job!

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