Pilot shop

Moses Lagat

Nairobi, Kenya

100% paid forward

Entrepreneur

Name

Moses Lagat

Member since

August 2018

On-time repayments

46 installments  •  74%

About Me

Hello.Im an aviation enthusiast and currently a student pilot.I have always loved to do business also as part time venture whenever possible.I order aviation accessories such as aircraft models for decor ,brand coffee mugs with aviation touch,clothings branded with aviation pictures and many more,i resale them with a profit.Currently i deal with small scale and i market the commodities amongst a few people but i have anticipated a tremendous growth in demand from many other people in the airport and online marketing in jiji.co.ke, through friendship referrals but i lack the capital to inject into the business and make it the dream business i think of.I stock commodities at home and deliver my orders within Nairobi ,i also send as packages to other parts of the country.I would like to grow and open a shop in Nairobi.In the future i would like to own a branding machine which will make items readily available on demand instead of using a third party which causes delays and reduction in net profits.I also intend to grow my business and make it a big pilot shop where we sell not only do small scale sales but also do wholesale supply of items such as;small decor items aviation attire ,navigation aid gadgets ,maps and aviation study materials.I really appreciate each and everyone's support and commit to support other entrepreneurs to grow too.Be blessed!

My Business

My pilot shop business sells aviation-related products and services to pilots and aviation enthusiasts. These products include aviation headsets, navigation tools, and flight bags, among others.

To generate profits, i use a combination of different strategies. One way is that i offer a variety of products at competitive prices, attracting a large customer base. Another way is providing excellent customer service, building loyalty and repeat business. Additionally, i offer services such as pilot training related consultations and aircraft rental connections for recreational purposes, generating revenue through those channels as well.

Overall, the key to generating profits in my pilot shop business is to offer a diverse range of high-quality products and services, and to provide exceptional customer service. My first capital was from my savings.

Project Proposal

As the owner of a pilot shop, I intend to use the funding to further grow and expand my business. This would involve investing in several areas, such as expanding my product line, improving my e-commerce platform, and enhancing my marketing efforts.

With the funding, I would aim to increase the variety of aviation-related products available in my store, including the latest gadgets and accessories. I would also invest in improving the customer experience on my e-commerce platform, making it more user-friendly and accessible.

Lastly, I would use some of the funding to enhance my marketing efforts, including targeted advertising campaigns and social media marketing. By investing in these key areas, I am confident that I can continue to grow my pilot shop business and attract a larger customer base, resulting in increased revenue and profitability.

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Project Info

Project Type

Pay It Forward

Disbursed amount

$55.00

Date disbursed

May 1, 2023

Backers

R

Robert

Berlin, Germany

Ian Chikwete

Chipata, Zambia

GK

George Kamondo

Nairobi, Kenya

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