Poultry farming

Job Omondi

Nyamira, Kenya

100% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Job Omondi

Member since

January 2015

On-time repayments

78 installments  •  86%

About Me

I was born in 1992,in a small town in Nyamira county in the republic of kenya.i successfully went to Nyangoso primary and finished from there 2006.I then joined Nyambaria school where I finished from with my o level certificate in the year 2009.the year 2010 I went to senator Kebaso and started from form 3 then I finished from there 2011.Due to lack of money I opted to do activities such as rearing of hens so as to get my daily bread. Have also ventured in farming especially beans and bananas whereby I harvest beans twice annually and for bananas at least twice to three times a year. This has been able to give me sustainable income to venture into photography whereby am making reasonable a mount per week of up to 15 dolars.T hat way am able to support my family and access better health care. I am planning also to further my education so as to achieve my childhood dream of being a literature teacher. Apart from my busy business routine, am a good footballer and volleyball, I also like singing having been brought up in a christian setting. Hope my story gives hope to someone.

My Business

Following my good experience in poultry Farming since childhood, I have resorted to apply this knowledge to earn cash. I begun with a single hen and currently I have reared up to 30 chicken. There being a good market with a high demand for chicken products, I have been highly motivated to this chore. I sell both eggs and chicken in my locality and would wish to supply my products in a larger scale to the neighboring towns in future. Nevertheless like any other beautiful woman there is a spot in this business. I face various challenges including but not limited to competition from peers with more capital to run the operations like ferrying the eggs or chicken and tropical diseases that have claimed up to 10 of my hens. Even so I am determined to be the best in this. On average I make 15 dollars a week. Any financial assistance will go a long way in increasing the number of hens and expanding my poultry business. In future I will venture into a variety of poultry and their products.

Loan Proposal

Currently I have more than 70 hens and each day I collect 50eggs.
To increase my yield I wish to add more hens to be specific kuroilers so that to increase the supply of more eggs for my ever increasing customers.
I also intend to use part of the money to purchase an hatchery which will boost in terms of yielding more chicks due to the market demand of one day chicks

Income Source

Indeed its becoming a challenge but we have to remind ourselves that even in tough times people afford meals.The situation as it is has left many locked in their homes and this has necestated families to provide more food to their families this has made my business venture more ideal. As an example the last few months have seen an increase in turnover

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$133.54

Date disbursed

Jul 7, 2020

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

2 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $11.25

Credit risk payment: $12.37

Lenders

Jason

Auckland, New Zealand

M

Mary

United States

Babbitt Family Foundation

Sioux Falls, SD, United States

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  • Madesto Waswa    Apr 2, 2021

    Omondi agreed to adjust the installment and therefore pay the dues

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  • Madesto Waswa    Feb 25, 2021

    I called job and he promised to pay the dues end of march

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  • Job Omondi    Jan 4, 2021

    I sent money till now it has not reflected yet you send message to send
    Here is the transaction id PA2485C4TQ Confirmed. Ksh501.00 sent to Zidisha Inc. for account 0701020686 on 2/1/21 at 1:03 PM New M-PESA balance is Ksh3.90. Transaction cost, Ksh23.00. Amount you can transact within the day is 299,499.00.

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  • Job Omondi    Dec 15, 2020

    As stated earlier the patient is still fighting for his life in hospital so I made a life changing sacrifice to continue updating my loan despite the challenge.
    Sickness is something comes uninvited kindly bare with me

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  • Job Omondi    Nov 11, 2020

    As indicated earlier I got a sick patient who is draining my resources going through chemos and city scan has really messed me but am optimistic enough all will be well kindly endure with me I will finish this

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  • Job Omondi    Oct 1, 2020

    It is sorry for the change due to the sudden accident that occurred to my dad which prompted me to change ,he is in hospital and needs a lot of funds to be attended to and this will allow me to be contributing my weekly instalments without a complete closure of the venture being undertaken

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  • Job Omondi    Sep 29, 2020

    Thank you zidisha lenders for this , as said earlier I will add more of the layers of hens which will help me in laying more eggs in turn use the incubator in hatching more chicks and there is need of fertilized eggs it will help me in selling thus boosting my income

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  • Job Omondi    Sep 25, 2020

    Some of the layers in my farm

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  • Job Omondi    Sep 25, 2020

    Here are part of the family of my chicks that I hatch from my incubator

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  • Mary    Sep 23, 2020

    Keep expanding Job!

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  • Mary    Sep 19, 2020

    I hope you sell out Job!

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  • Job Omondi    Sep 19, 2020

    The loan advanced to me really helped me a lot even though it was in the midst of the tough times the world was facing but I thank God that all was good.
    Through the loan I increased my stock of hens and managed to purchase an incubator of capacity 528 and I had highlighted in this page earlier on .
    The hens and raising of a day old chicks has even motivated me to improve on the same and further the business.

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  • Job Omondi    Aug 10, 2020

    Progressing well I even bought an incubator for the farm work

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  • Job Omondi    Aug 3, 2020

    Taking care of the hens

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  • Job Omondi    Aug 3, 2020

    Am doing well with the loan and the farm is incredibly increasing
    I managed to purchase incubator for hatching more chicks

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  • Job Omondi    Jul 19, 2020

    I added more hens for my farm and the feeding stock.
    Thank you for the aid

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  • Job Omondi    Jul 7, 2020

    Thank you zidisha I received the loan I applied God bless u

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  • Job Omondi    Jul 7, 2020

    Thank you zidisha have received the loan long live

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  • Job Omondi    Jul 7, 2020

    Am greatly humbled for the loan I know with this much is expected as a yield from my enterprise. Zidisha is the best way to go

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