Stock for my grocery and cereal shop

Milika Shitela

Kakamega, Kenya

25% paid forward



Milika Shitela

Member since

April 2020

On-time repayments

6 installments  •  100%

About Me

My name is Milika, I was born in a small village called Lukume and got married in Vihiga county but now settled in Shibuli for business purposes.
Well, my story from childhood up to where I am was a sad one that I often don't want to narrate but for the sake of this I will give it in brief. Being third lastborn in a family of eight I did not have the privilege to acquire quality education since my father who's late now was polygamous man who was biased and loved his second wife more than the first wife of whose daughter I was. He ended up deserting us leaving our desperate to struggle in the small farm we had to feed me and my siblings and to educate us. The burden was so gingatic to her that I had to drop out of school in form 2 first term for lack of school fees. This was the beginning of my misery where I opted to do menial jobs, being a maid and others. Life became tough that I tried selling second hand clothes but due to lack of steady financial support my business crumbled. It was then that I got into a relationship and got married. My husband then opened for me a small business of some groceries and cereals which I believe that with the support of Zidisha friends, from the testimony I have heard from my inviter, Nebart, I will grow.
In brief that is my story.

My Business

I'm running a small grocery store, and when there's no groceries I do sell cereals. I'm intending to expand when you support me dear friends.

Project Proposal

Dear lenders, at your funding of my project am purposing to improve my current business by adding more stock to it.





Project Info

Project Type

Pay It Forward

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Sep 18, 2022

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $4.21

Pay It Forward contribution: $5.06


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