Restaurant - to buy a bigger fridge

Langat Robert Kipngeno

Tendwet Village, Kenya

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Langat Robert Kipngeno

Member since

September 2013

On-time repayments

248 installments  •  16%

About Me

I am 23 years old amd an undergraduate student at Kisii University College where i will graduate next year 2014. I am from a Village called Tendwet Village and we live with my loving parents. I am a second born of 5 children in our family. My elder brother graduated last year and he is still looking for a job. My other young siblings are in Secondary school and one boy is in primary school at local primary school. Last year December i started a business project where i opened a cafe in home village. The proceeds from this cafe has been suporting me alot especially in meeting my college fees and also as a pocket money. The profit is consistently growing over time. I hope to expand and open a restaurant in future.

My Business

It is 8 months since i started a profitable business at nearby trading centre. I am operating cafeteria where i serve various delicious food to my customers. I realized this idea when i saw many customers dont have a place to have a meal or to take coffee. I tape this opportunity and take a chance in venturing in this profitable business. I have employed 2 employees to help me in preparing meals and serving customers in rthe cafeteria. I prepare chapatis, coffee, mandazi, cofee and roast and fried meat among other delicious meals. I make a profit of 1500 per day ,and upto 2000 when the customers are many. This i deductksh600 to pay workers whereby each take ksh300 per day as a daily labour wage. This has realy helped me alot and the profit i get from this cafeteria i save for future expansion. I have been payng school fees and getting pocket money from this business. I am focusing to opening another branch in the nearby town in near future. If i get support from anybody willing to support i will boost this business to its expected level. I want in the next one year time i am hoping to open a restaurant.

My business was affected but the pandemic and election period but at the moment things have normalize.

Project Proposal

I have noted that the fridge i purchased a few months is small and i requesting for your support so that i can but a big one.

I will sell the current one and get a bigger one.

Having a fridge and a microwave has boosted my business efficiency.






Project Info

Project Type

Pay It Forward

Amount requested


Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $6.62

Pay It Forward contribution: $19.86


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  • Langat Robert Kipngeno    Nov 28, 2022

    Thanks Team, i appreciate your support.

    As i mentioned before, your support will enable me buy a bigger fridge.

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  • Anna Chelangat Sigei    Nov 27, 2022

    Let's work together we will prosper

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  • Langat Robert Kipngeno    Nov 21, 2022

    Thanks Family, i managed to buy a fridge, however the same fridge is too small and i would like to purchase a big one.

    Please support me.

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  • Langat Robert Kipngeno    Oct 23, 2022

    Thanks Family, i will keep you posted.

    I really appreciate your support.

    Thanks Zidisha.

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  • Langat Robert Kipngeno    Oct 21, 2022

    Hi Family,

    I am glad to bounce back financially after the pandemic and elections period. The two factors really paralyzed business environment in Kenya.

    My business is doing well now an i have managed to cleared my loan which was in arrears.


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  • Langat Robert Kipngeno    Jan 27, 2019

    Hallo People,

    I am back after a long break,,,happy new year.

    I had lost my mobile line but now i am able to repay may loan..

    Someone to update my account since i have paid ksh. 4500....NAR7GGGAYP.

    I am planning to clear the current loan in the shortest time possible.

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  • KM    Apr 6, 2015

    Hi! I hope that you are well. Please let us know how things are going! Thanks.

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  • KM    Feb 22, 2015

    Hello there! How are things with you?

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  • bconrad    Dec 2, 2014

    Dear Lenders,

    Due to a data entry error, a payment from Robert on November 21st was entered multiple times erroneously. Once this error is fixed in our system, the funds in your lender accounts will decrease accordingly. We apologize for this error and any inconvenience it causes you!

    Thank you,
    Bayle, Country Liaison Manager

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  • Langat Robert Kipngeno    Nov 10, 2014

    Hello Kilmeny,
    Thank you so much for your positive comments always.
    i am good here in Kenya just running my business.
    Be blessed.

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    • KM    Dec 1, 2014

      I'm glad that everything is going well for you.

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  • KM    Nov 9, 2014

    Thanks for your continued repayments.

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  • KM    Jun 29, 2014

    Hello, how are you? Thanks for continuing to make your repayments. How is business? Do you get more business when the weather is hot, or when it's cool? Does your restaurant have seating mostly inside, or mostly outside?

    In Canada, restaurants seem to do more business when it's hot - and those that have room try to put seating outside, so that the customers can have the fun of sitting outside and watching the people walk by.

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  • KM    May 29, 2014

    Hello Mr. Kigngeno - Thanks for your continued repayments!

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  • Langat Robert Kipngeno    Apr 22, 2014

    hi lenders.
    thnks for your great blessed.

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  • Langat Robert Kipngeno    Apr 7, 2014

    hi zidisha group.
    the loan i borrowed is really helping me to grow financially grow.thanks to all lenders and zidisha.

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  • Langat Robert Kipngeno    Apr 7, 2014

    i am really sorry for delaying to pay my due repayments.i was in a tight situation,i was in a very remote area hence assessing mpesa was a problem.thanks.

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    • KM    Apr 19, 2014

      Hello Mr. Kipngeno - Thanks for catching up with your payments. I know that it's not always possible to access the internet or phone services...not even in a "developed" country like Canada, where I'm from. A lot of time when I am travelling, I lose phone I understand when you say you don't always have access! It's a problem... anyway I hope that your restaurant is doing well!

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      • Langat Robert Kipngeno    Apr 19, 2014

        Dear Kilmeny,
        thanks for your understanding,sometimes it is hard to access the internet but i always try,would you mind giving your email address?

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  • Langat Robert Kipngeno    Feb 7, 2014

    this due to the reason that another business similar with mine was started last hence my revenue have reduced.but i hop will time it will increase,..the new competitor in the market is really threatening me but with time i will be able to repossess my position as the market leader.i do therefore urge my lenders to bear with my situation because this an external factor as my business is concern and it is beyond my control,thanks.

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    • KM    Apr 5, 2014

      Hello Mr. Kipngeno - Thank-you for your recent repayments. How are you managing with the new competition these days? Are you able to offer a greater variety of meals then this competitor? What is the biggest problem with the competition? And, how are things going with your studies? What is it that you are studying at college? I know, I have lots of questions! But I would be happy to learn more about you! Thanks.

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  • Langat Robert Kipngeno    Jan 13, 2014

    i want to clear all
    the remaining loan before 17th January 2014 s0 that i can borrow my second much am i supposed to pay?

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  • Langat Robert Kipngeno    Nov 14, 2013

    hi zidisha..
    the loan you gave me are really doing wonders in my life,it have help me to finance my restaurant business maximally hence netting a good amount of profit than earlier before.however the profit i have made have let me service my first loan from zidisha on time.GOD BLESS ZIDISHA.THANKS.

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