Restaurant business

Mailesi Zulu

Chipata, Zambia

100% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Mailesi Zulu

Location

Chipata, Zambia

On-time repayments

73 weekly installments  •  44%

About Me

I am a very hard working Zambian lady aged 35, divorced with one daughter aged 12, it is really painful living a lonely and hard life. I grew up in a very difficult life style and environment, totally without education - life was very difficult until ignorantly got impregnated at a very tender aged, and life was not easily attained. And I was married to another man. The family life became difficult - without financial support from the husband, I had to start a business selling vegetables for me to take my child to school from grade 1 to grade 6 now. Life became difficult for me and my child, had it been not for the small business i have been doing, I don't know how life would have been.
I like listening to gospel music for encouragement and exhortation.

My Business

I was inspired to start business by my auntie who is a successful business woman. I started business after was faced with difficulties in paying my daughters school fees. I started at a small scale selling vegetables and cooking oil, and from this business I managed to pay my daughter's school fees and sustain my family. My business is steadily growing from selling vegetables; After Zidisha has funded my second loan I managed to expand my business- I opened a restaurant in the city main market. It is a very busy trading place. And food is always on high demand.

With my third loan I want to boost my my vegetable and restaurant business.

The Budget for the boost of a restaurant and vegetale business is as follows:

1. Restaurant furniture @ $120
2. Cooking utensils @ $100
3. Vegetables @ $50
4. Transport @ $30

This business will bring in more profit on a daily basis due to high demand of food in our newly declared city. I am expecting 55% increase in profits. And this business will greatly help me continue sending my only child to school and sustain my family which is constantly visited by extended family members.

Loan Proposal

This loan will help me start a restaurant business in the city market. And I will use this loan to buy food stuffs, furniture and pay for first three months rentals for the restaurant building.

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  • Margaret    Aug 21, 2017

    Mailesi worked diligently paid off her loan, I would gladly loan to her again.

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  • Isabella    Sep 8, 2016

    Nearly there, Mailesi, good luck to you, and may your life get easier! Regards, Isabella

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    • Mailesi Zulu    Sep 8, 2016

      Thank you Isabella for your timely participation and your very kind and encouraging words. God bless you.

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$327.66

Date disbursed

Jan 23, 2017

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

7 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: 5% of $327.66 = $10.12

Lenders

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Quomar

Żmigród, Poland

torelizer

Reggio Emilia, Italy

Umair Mahmood

Raleigh, United States

M

Meckel

Boulder, United States

AltruisticSelfishnes

Chicago, United States

A

Anonymous

United States

AndreaBravi

London, UK, Canada

R

rcmssr

Woodbury, United States

J

Jessica

Patagonia, Argentina

P

parsonsron777

Sacramento, United States

Apmay

Melbourne, Australia

KM

British Columbia, Canada, Canada

Cloudways

Malta, Malta

J

jzidi

Los Angeles, United States

pentatonicscale

Niiza-shi, Japan

ads68

Melbourne, Australia

Maxey

Amstelveen, Netherlands

panamaman

Philadelphia, United States

fairspirit

Utrecht, Netherlands

camilberlin

Berlin, Germany

BF

Bob Fitzjohn

Fontvielle, Monaco, Yemen

ShaneS

Port Pirie, Australia

N

Navigator

Alavus, Finland

G

gertrude

Cumberland, Canada

TraciV17

Indianapolis, United States

O

ommthree

Egg, Switzerland

Y

yunfangjuan

Palo Alto, United States

HealthcareProvider

Baltimore, United States

G

GreenMoney

Lahr, Germany

M

Morgan1301

United States

sderickson

Berkeley, CA, United States

Beth Witten

San Francisco, United States

R

roozbeh

United States

Paul Buchheit

Mountain View, United States

Pomaikai

Jersey City, United States

M

Mal57

Australia

R

richardbrewster

United Kingdom

O

OzMonkey

Australia

Grant Xavier Storer

Seattle, Wa, United States

R

reganbrian

United States

F

frenchy

United States

C

Crainster

Chapel Hill, United States

SuperMario28

Cudahy, United States

B

bwmoore

United States

AKWatson3

Norwalk, United States

Kyle Hoback

Jersey City, NJ, United States

Mike and Jacqui

United Kingdom

S

Stephan

Netherlands

Dave Bogard

New York, United States

Villa Maria Outliers

Montreal, Canada

Family Mueller

Petershagen, Germany

JD

Jo Dane

Melbourne, Australia

Dean Cress

United States

JC

JD Conley

United States

PT

Paul T

Amsterdam, Netherlands

JW

John Walsh

Alicante, Spain., Spain

G

GS2

Germany

JM

john meserve

United States

Isabella

UK, United Kingdom

Shawn Stice

Kansas City, Missouri, Central Region, United States

Gabriel Fenili

Santo André, Brazil

RC

Rudi Chen

United States

KK

karl kerksiek

United States

RG

Ravi Gadad

United States

JA

Jan Andresen

Hamburg, Germany

JM

Jane Mattoon

United States

cchhrriiss

Munich, Germany

Craig Newmark

United States

The Zinc Team

San Francisco, United States

Benjamin Kniaz

Boston, United States

WS

Warren Shen

United States

Humble Bundle Community

San Francisco, United States

ES

Evan Simons

United States

JA

Joshua Axtell

United States

AH

Ari Helgason

United Kingdom

V

VJ

Canberra, Australia

Tilman Schweitzer

Mainz, Germany

HCPSPIRIT

Helsinki, Finland

Haroon S

United States

A

Anonymous

United States

GS

Gary Sinard

Franklin, TN, United States

M

Margaret

United States

EC

Edward Conrads

San Francisco, United States

Heather

Taree, NSW, Australia

M

Mack

Harbor, Oregon, United States

R

RMIM

United States

KA

Khaled Asmri

Saudi Arabia

L

Liam

New Zealand

Paul Buchheit

Mountain View, United States

Bryce Bow

Bloomington, In, United States

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