Susans grocery business

Susan Hankope

Choma, Zambia

100% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Susan Hankope

Member since

October 2016

On-time repayments

115 installments  •  68%

About Me

my name is susan hankope.iam 51 years old.i was born in choma.i was born in a family of nine and im the sixth born.iam married and i have six children.my husband is a bricklayerer.i got married in 1988.iam a business woman.i have a small shop right in front of my house where i sell groceries.this has helped me and my husband to take care of our family.i went to school at mmabo primary school and i went to jembo secondary school.Last year i took a loan from zidisha to boost up my business and it has really helped me.my customers are so happy for me.so far i have got three loans from zidisha. This is my fourth loan application

My Business

i have small shop in front of my house where i sell groceries.i have had the shop for years.the items i sell in my shop are bread,milk,sugar,soap,lotions,biscuits and juice.i order these items in wholesale shops in town.sugar i order at $24 a case of 20 packets and i sell at $260 a case of 24 packets.bread i order a loaf at 7cents a loaf and i sell at $1 a loaf.milk i order at $6 a case then i sell at $8 a case.these items are marketable bacause my area is a bit far from town so people come to my shop alot.So far my shop has improved a lot since my last loan taken from zidisha.im very grateful because this business is helping me take care of my family.i have expanded my shop and i still want to expand it.am still applying for another loan because im interested in growing my business.With the profits i made from my last loan i was even able to help fund my daughters wedding.My husband and i have embarked on a building project.We are building a small house behind our main house to put up for rent.

Loan Proposal

when i get the loan il order 3 cases of sugar at $24 a case of 20 packets and il sell at $260 a case of 24 packets.il also order bread,bread i order a loaf at 7cents a loaf and i sell at $1 a loaf.il order 4 cases ofmilk,milk i order at $6 a case then i sell at $8 a case.il alos order 3 cases of juice,juice i order a case of six containers at $ 1.5 and i sell at $2.3.these items are marketable bacause my area is a bit far from town so people come to my shop alot

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  • David    Apr 28, 2019

    Loan was originally scheduled to take two months. Regular payments were received early in the loan, with a single large payment finishing the loan after five months.

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  • Mary    Apr 24, 2019

    Hello Susan, thank you for repaying your loan. It was a pleasure to support your business again and I wish you continued success.

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  • Margaret    Nov 6, 2018

    The loan was paid off in a timely manner Thank you!

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  • Margaret    Oct 12, 2017

    Susan paid her loan off perfectly, I would gladly lend to her again and encourage others to do the same.

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  • Margaret    Mar 12, 2017

    Susan paid her loan back perfectly and was a pleasure to work with. I would gladly lend to her again and encourage others to do the same.

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$176.84

Date disbursed

Oct 18, 2016

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

4 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $5.15

Lenders

Paul Buchheit

Mountain View, United States

PG

Paul Graham

United States

Craig Newmark

United States

The Zinc Team

San Francisco, United States

Humble Bundle Community

San Francisco, United States

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Ralf

Germany

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Anonymous

United States

M

Margaret

United States

A

Anonymous

United States

Paul Buchheit

Mountain View, United States

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