Purchase of equipment,tools and paying of school fees

Calvince Odhiambo

Rongo, Kenya

100% repaid



Calvince Odhiambo

Member since

July 2017

On-time repayments

51 installments  •  41%

About Me

I am Calvince Otieno Odhiambo born in 11/08/1989 in Rongo Kamagambo south Migori county.I am the first born in a family of three children,two boys and a girl.I went to Tonye primary school and did my kcpe examination in 2007 and later went to Nyachenge secondary school where I drop out of school due to lack of school fees.My mother died in 2003 and my father was suffering from stroke,he couldn't pay school fees and life was not bearable.In September 2011,I went to Uriri youth polytechnic where I did carpentry and joinery and completed my course in December 2013. I went to Bondo town to search for jobs, i got series of jobs earn a living and i am working until to date.I got married in january 2015 and Mighty God blessed me with a baby girl. She is still very young and cannot make her future decision on her carrier. In our Rongo,we usually receive adequate rainfall which is good for farming, cattle keeping, business and we also experience cool breeze from Kisii highlands.During my free time, I like reading bible, magazines, watching football premier leagues of various countries .

My Business

In carpentry and joinery, I mostly get some joinery contracts like fittings,roofs construction form works,repairs of various building structures. With this, it helps me earn a living, support my work,cater for family needs.After completion of most jobs,I remain with some money which really help me to purchase food for the family, buy clothes, pay school fees for my brother and sister who are still going to school, cater for transport to and from work sites,pay also other bills. This works pays nicely,easier than other tiresome activities.

Loan Proposal

Thanks for accepting me and offering loan opportunities to progress and uplift my family living standard.With this loan, I will pay school feel for my brother in secondary school form two at a costs of Kes 5000/=,purchase of jack plane for smoothening timbers at a cost of Kes 3500/=,Sash cramp at a cost of Kes 2500/=,tennon saw for cutting at a cost of 500/=.





Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Sep 21, 2017

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

3 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $11.53

Calvince opted to pay $127.84 into the Zidisha Members Loan Fund in return for a higher starting credit limit.



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