To stock stationery in my shop

Lydia Mwakwida

Nairobi, Kenya

24% paid forward

Entrepreneur

Name

Lydia Mwakwida

Location

Nairobi, Kenya

On-time repayments

49 weekly installments  •  100%

About Me

My name is Lydia Mwakwida, I am a business lady married with 3 children. I hail from coastal region of Kenya. I did both primary and secondary Education in Coast region. My father before his demise was a business man. He introduced me greatly to business as I was her favorite daughter. He had a registered business and a farm. In my teen years I would accompany him when he does direct sales hence my learning in interpersonal relationship with clients. I did my college training in Nairobi where I got married, me and my husband later agreed that as a couple we should not go for formal employment. That is about 14 years ago I have been in running our family business. My business started small with little support from members of family. The business has had its shares of trouble like wrong partnership, business doors closed because of rent problems but we thank God we have overcome all

My Business

I operate a cyber cafe as the main business, the activities include printing, browsing, Photocopying, scanning, Internet services. Others side activities are selling popcorn, selling exercise books. My typical costs are rental, my assistant wages and cost of buying stocks. The proceeds from the business I use in paying school fees, my rental house and supporting my extended family

Project Proposal

This loan is to be used in stock addition, the schools are reopening in a weeks time. Students back to school are required with new stationery.

Feedback

None

None

None

Project Info

Project Type

Pay It Forward

Disbursed amount

$139.69

Date disbursed

Apr 27, 2022

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $11.17

Backers

Alice Wangui

Nakuru, Kenya

Peter Ojok

Kanyibok, Kenya

Samuel Kuria

Nairobi, Kenya

Richard Momanyi

Mombasa, Kenya

Daniel Ajulu

Nairobi, Kenya

W

wisdom2080

Fullerton, United States

Ask Lydia a question about this loan project, share news and photos of your own, or send a simple note of thanks or inspiration.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...