Planting kale crops

Richard Ondieki

Kisumu, Kenya

100% repaid



Richard Ondieki

Member since

August 2021

On-time repayments

7 installments  •  71%

About Me

My name is Richard,I am a Kenyan citizen from Western province, Vihiga county, vihiga sub-county, south Maragoli location, chagenda sublocation.I am aged 60, married to one wife Edith, a father of four childrens two boys and two girls and as well a born again Christian.I have been engaged in horticultural farming for over 30 years owning one and a half acres of land.I am adirector of shangilia children's home of which we cater for disadvantaged, Abaddoned and ophaned children by providing shelter,clothing, food and school fees fom primary school to college/University until they stand on there own.I am also church elder.

My Business

My business is horticultural farming of which I plant kales and other crops like capsicum, cucumber, eggplant and others.I have been engaged in this business for over 30 years and it has enabled me meet my family needs and even pay school fees for my children.I sell my products at kisumu city and also supply them to boarding schools in my county. I also manage a five(5) acre farm at shangilia children's home where I plant fruit trees,beans,fresh vegetables and bee keeping and dairy cows for the kids whom we take care of. I am very proud and enjoy my work.

Loan Proposal

I will purchase compost manure, fertilizers and transport to the farm,employ 5 casuals who will be maintaining the farm for one month then buy few equipment the work which include jembe panga and speads.

My Videos

Aug 3, 2021: Richard misigo's farm





Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Aug 23, 2021

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

4 weeks

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $4.58

Optional expediting fee: $18.31

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