Temporary green house for my farm

Wilkistar Okinda

Kisii Town, Kenya

100% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Wilkistar Okinda

Member since

February 2016

On-time repayments

42 installments  •  71%

About Me

I am the third born in a family of 9 children . I grew up in a village with a lot of hardship,the schools were far away and I walked long distances to and from school with with my siblings.
Upon completing school I had no fees to join higher learning institution,I decided to embark on vegetable farming and grew vegetables that I sold to a school and the community. the demand for the vegetables was high and I have been slowly expanding my farm.
Our land is hilly and we receive adequate rainfall for planting crops and however most youth do not engage in farming .
I love trees and I plant trees as a hobby, I also participate in tree planting campaigns to help save the environment.

My Business

I provide high quality and clean vegetables such as kale and traditional African vegetables to my customers.
the demand for the vegetable has grown because there are cheaper and most people do not engaging in vegetable growing business.
I choose these business because it is easy to run and the profits are good.
I spend $100 on manure and farm maintenance per month and my earnings from the farm per month are $300 per month.
I use the profit from the farm for home improvement,children education and catering for basic needs for the family.

Loan Proposal

I would use the money to top up my savings so as to construct a temporary green house .The green house will help me produce healthy quality crops in adverse weather and during scarcity hence enhance my productivity and income.Thank you in advance,

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$192.00

Date disbursed

Jul 22, 2016

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

46 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $8.32

Lenders

Paul Buchheit

Mountain View, United States

PG

Paul Graham

United States

MS

Mike Sutherland

United Kingdom

Tom Eggert

Madison, United States

TO

Thomas O'Neil

United States

KG

Kate Goodwin

United States

Craig Newmark

United States

The Zinc Team

San Francisco, United States

Humble Bundle Community

San Francisco, United States

A

Anonymous

United States

Melanie White

United States

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