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I am Douglas Effah, a twenty-eight year old young man. I hail from Berekum in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana. I am fair in complexion . My parents are Mr Bediako Asare and Mrs Joyce Ankamah. I am the second born of the five children of my parent. I am a teacher,I worked for four year as acting headteacher and later gained an admission to further my education at the University of Education Winneba . I am currently in my final year.
My hobbies are; reading news from online, playing computer games , watching football match and making friends all over the world.
I started orange farming after my College Education. Farming is something I have interest in right from childhood. I opted for it simply becauase my parents main occupation is farming and for that matter has a large pieces of farm land. So aquisition of land was not a problem. I have been continously planting oranges for the past 5 years and I am now having about 8 acre land of orange plants. Those ones I planted in my first year has started bearing fruits and is amazing how people troop in to buy it. I am currently having five(5) permanent workers and employ 5 casual workers during harvest time.The need has arisen to make expansion of the farm since there are still land to work on . I am therefore pleading to Zidisha Lenders to support me make my dream be a reality.
REPAYING OF LOAN
Because people patronize the product very well, I am able to make profit and can pay the loan from the profits. Aside this, I am a teacher and for that matter,I receive a monthly salary with which I can service the loans I am given. I therefore assure the lenders and the organization as a whole of my commitment to repaying every loan I will be granted.
I would want to buy more seedlings to help plant around all the already cultivated land.I have already transplanted some seedlings with the help of the loans I took previously. With the requested amount, I will be able to purchase about 350 seedlings at a cost of about 150 dollars and buy some chemicals with the remaining amount to help prevent the already planted seedlings from pests. My ability to access the loan will easy the burden on my monthly salary and I am able to help my family.It will go along way to help improve my business in the long run and my entire life and that of my family in general.
Apr 14, 2015