Poultry (livestock) business

Maureen Masheke

Lusaka, Zambia

100% repaid



Maureen Masheke

Member since

May 2021

On-time repayments

25 installments  •  64%

About Me

My names are Maureen Masheke ,Mrs Mondwa.I started my Poultry business but have not moved much to do to my full capacity because of money issues that has made me do less.
I have the passion and desire to see this business grow and do more in the value addition to chickens.
I would like to be assisted so that I also help my son's who are in college and also in school.

My Business

My business of Chickens is a good business and if enough capital is in ,it can create even more jobs to other vulnerable pipo around my area.
I can even enploy more workers and also to do the farming around the farm.
We have a lot of customers but can't satisfy them because I'm failing to meet the demand

Loan Proposal

What I would use my loan is to still increase on my Equipment for my pouly house.I need more feeders and more drinkers as I intend to also increase on my numbers of the chickens I'm keeping nw.

Income Source

If at all my poultry business does not do well,I will be able to pay from my salary as I work full time.

My Videos

May 18, 2021: Humble beginnings

Jun 26, 2021: Beautiful poultry journey






Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Jun 22, 2021

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

1 week

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $4.44

Credit risk payment: $17.81




United States



London, United Kingdom


Kent McIntosh

California, United States

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  • Maureen Masheke    Sep 3, 2022

    Thank you very much for the loan.I have received my loan .
    I'm going to buy feed and more medications,vitamins for my chickens..
    Will keep updates.

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  • Maureen Masheke    Aug 30, 2022

    Thank you for making my project possible.
    I will be able to buy feed and meds for my broiler chickens.

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  • Maureen Masheke    Aug 30, 2022

    Thank you my backers.
    With the last loan,I was able to buy all the equipments frmy poultry
    Finished extending the chicken house which is now has a capacity of 3000 chickens which Im looking forward to grow in future.
    For now,I'm with the number 250 to 300 ..
    At least I want to push my project and growmy business.I have 1 employee but intend to increase and have 2 workers as my desire is to get in farming.so far I have a few plants of habanero chillie.
    If I'm funded,I want to buy feed and medicines for my chickens.
    Thank you for your consideration.

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  • Maureen Masheke    Aug 25, 2022

    This is my new batch bought now..here we go ..I love Poultry and my desire is that I do value addition

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  • Maureen Masheke    Aug 25, 2022

    Good day my funders
    I'm eager to get started again and push my chicken business again.
    It has been a rough road but there is light at the end of the tunnel.
    Currently,I have managed to order 300 chicks and will be glad if I'm helped with a loan so that I grow them and grow my business once again.my dream is to grow some vegetables and one of my area of interest is chilie.i intend to grow an acre fr a start of chilie and see where it can take me.there is market for chilie and slot of expansion will e great.
    Thank you Zidisha and looking forward to making good of the business available.
    Thank you very much

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  • Maureen Masheke    Aug 18, 2022

    At least I'm starting to push my business again.
    Hoping to clera soon.
    I still want to be assisted by Zidisha.
    Thank you alot

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  • Maureen Masheke    Aug 3, 2022

    Also look at my small field of chillies.it is coming up well.

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  • Maureen Masheke    Aug 3, 2022

    Hallow Zidisha.
    Things are easing up now and I intend to start my chicken business again and also do some farming of growing green beans,green peppers,yellow peppers and red peppers and also carrots.

    Thank you for all the assistance rendered.
    My husband s health is getting better and things looking better.
    I'm picking myself up again and will push my business.

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  • Maureen Masheke    Jul 12, 2022

    I'm still having challenges and cannot manage to pay everything at once my desire is to settle sooner thank you for your consideration

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  • Maureen Masheke    May 29, 2022

    My financial situation has not improved yet.
    My husband has not been well so draining us financially

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  • Maureen Masheke    Apr 19, 2022

    Paying towards my loan.will definitely work at clearing it .
    Thank you

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  • Maureen Masheke    Mar 30, 2022

    Currently having financial challenges.
    I'm committed to have my loan settled.
    Thank you

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  • Maureen Masheke    Mar 23, 2022

    Sincere apologies for this delay but I desire and endeavour to pay off my loan sooner.In the meantime kindly accept my weekly instalments till my situation improves to settle the loan.I will keep paying weekly as per my adjusted amount and will push to pay off.
    I'm having a lot of challenges but I hope things improve within a month or so..
    Will keep updating.
    Thank you so much for your assistance and consideration.

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  • Maureen Masheke    Mar 19, 2022

    I have challenges financially.
    My business is down and hospital bill have drained me so much
    Will surely make better soon
    Will keep paying until I finish
    Thank you.

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  • Maureen Masheke    Feb 16, 2022

    Good day.im currently nursing my husband who has a stroke ..my financial status has been disturbed .I would really commit to pay and settle all the remaining balance in the coming month.In the meantime,I will adjust the payment amount fr the weekly payments

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  • Maureen Masheke    Jan 9, 2022

    Sincere apologies.my business is not doing well and im down with Covid.
    I'm so much better now.will push to pay off.
    Thank u Admin

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  • Maureen Masheke    Dec 21, 2021

    I'm really sorry for the change.
    I'm planning to increase my instalment and pay accordingly when I make my collections
    .the reason for this is that my loan really delayed.it took over a month from the time it was disbursed.
    I had paid back and paid forward some amount with the hope that when I get the next loan,I will be able push the batch of chickens for the festive season that usually have good sales.
    I'm doing extensions to my chicken run and most of the money went there with the hope of the loan to help me with.
    I'm sorry it has been tight but I just want to get to my feet.When I make my collections ,I'm hoping to adjust and get back to my payments after the 2 instalments.
    I should be able to pay by month-end with my salary and my collections from the chicken sales.

    Thank you for your understanding.
    Going forward,it must be okay

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  • Maureen Masheke    Dec 7, 2021

    Thank u Zidisha.
    I have received my loan.
    I'm going to finish my structure that I'm extending before the rains .
    Doors and wire
    Thank you I received.
    Looking forward to pushing my project.

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  • Maureen Masheke    Nov 22, 2021

    Dear Lenders,with my awaited Loan,I intend finishing up the structure that was extended,chicken run to increase capacity.
    The rains are here and your help is highly appreciated.

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  • Maureen Masheke    Nov 22, 2021

    I would love to share a Graduation for my second born son who was doing Biomedical Engineering.This chicken business is helping us in paying for College fees .
    Thank you Zidisha for the journey .You a really helping me.Looking forward to getting my loan expedited some weeks back.

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