Restocking for the festive season

Rosemary Maina

Gilgil, Kenya

100% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Rosemary Maina

Location

Gilgil, Kenya

On-time repayments

307 weekly installments  •  82%

About Me

my names are rosemary maina i was born on 24th august 1972 . i joined mount saint marys primary school molo in 1980 to 1987 .then i was admitted to othaya girls for my secondary education in 1988 to 1991 i did not further my education .later in the year after staying home for a period of 9 months i joined my mother in a small business of selling green grocers that went down a year later due to pressure of school fees for my younger brothers.i chose to look for job so that i could assist in educating my brothers . i did not get a job immediately so i was working as a laborer for a period of 5 years in different farms to sustain me and family. In 1999 i got married and was blessed with two children ,mean while i was staying home as a house wife until 2008 when we separated with my husband. Later i joined women groups that assisted me with funds to start a small business of selling cloths in Gilgil town that has assisted me to educate my children and meet their needs to date. I love it with all my heart since it is the only source of my income.

My Business

I own a shop in Gilgil town . business name i s Phelisma boutique.i sell new clothes and shoes it has a capital of a bout 300 000 Kenya shillings.in a day i make sales of 10 000 Kenya shillings. the profit margin on this sales is Kenya shillings 1500 if converted monthly ,it is 45000 .i pay my house rent Kenya shillings 10 000.i have employed two ladies and i pay them 6000 each that is 12000 per month. my family spend 15000 Kenya shillings in house rent and other basic needs .the total expenses is Kenya shilling 35000.L save 3000 every month to cater for the education of my children am left with 7000 Kenya shillings that i re- stock back to the business to grow it further . i love this business and i will work hard to achieve more.thank you

Loan Proposal

Dear lenders am very grateful today to let you know that am doing well in my business . We are heading towards festive Xmas season , and during this period business is good because every body in town and the surrounding buy new clothes and shoes for their families in preparations to usher in Christmas and new year . The season is good and am expecting a tremendous growth coming January. With your support lender i will achieve my goals . Thanks in advance.

My Videos

May 26, 2021: Gilfarm

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  • Wendy    May 11, 2015

    Rosemary repaid the loan early, and I am happy that she used the money to increase the efficiency of her business.

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    • Rosemary Maina    May 18, 2015

      Thanks wendy for your support i really appreciate .

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      • Rosemary Maina    Mar 25, 2016

        Just wish to thank you for your continued support on financial matters . My business is doing well and also my family . I just wish you a happy EASTER. Thanks

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$379.41

Date disbursed

Dec 3, 2015

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

9 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $18.97

Rosemary opted to pay $119.61 into the Zidisha Members Loan Fund in return for a higher starting credit limit.

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