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I wilfrida Otieno second born a family of 7, i have a diploma in sales and marketing which i acquired through a lot of difficulties.This course was to take one and half years but due to a lot of financial challenge it took me three years.I am a mother of four three boys and one girl,i live in Nyalenda in Kisumu city.I started grocery business from a capital i was given by my uncle of three thousand shillings which has grow to a turn over of ten thousand per month.
This business started with a lot of difficulties,three thousand shillings loan from my uncle to buy fruits and vegetables to sell in my neighborhood . To date my business has grown with the support from Zidisha team. currently i am majoring in supplying fruits i.e mangoes, oranges, pinneapple, water melon , bananas to retail customers and also a stall at five ways next to Kowino market in Kisumu town.The market around demands for fresh fruits that is why am looking for money to purchase fruits in bulk to help me meet the demand. This year, i took my son to form 1 without Much struggle
I would like to access 870 US dollars( ksh 90505) during this time to be able to purchase more fruits and increase my stock level because I am targeting the forth coming august holiday season which comes with several church conventions and meetings in town.This is because schools will be closed and several activities will be running that will make me double my sales. Actually I hold a position in church as a treasurer because of the trust members have developed in me.
Averagely i expect to grow my profit margin by at least ksh 4500 per week and this will eventually give a good return.I look forward to the continued support.This will increase my earnings and ill be able to support those around me and also give back to the community by contributing to on going community development activities. I will also be able to meet my daily needs without much struggle.Thank you zidisha team for considering my application.
Aug 12, 2016
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Service fee: $45.66