Bendera Katana

Bofa -shingila, Kenya

83% repaid



Bendera Katana

Member since

April 2013

On-time repayments

12 installments  •  75%

About Me

My names are Bendera Katana, I am married with two children one being in class seven and the other in cage two in a nearby primary school. I live at Kilifi county at a place known as shingila just three kilometers away from the main Kilifi town. My husband is a day worker I mean he built houses to keep food on the table, an also cater for our family expenses. I love my family so much as My children are very bright in school and performing so well in all the subjects. Life is hard but I thank the effort of my husband for taking me to dressmaking college and I ve been making dresses for over two years. My husband is a very understanding man and he is always down to earth to listen at me.

My Business

I am a dressmaker at the town center of Kilifi county. I love this job so dearly that I normally take the whole day at work as I have so many customers. I just hired a machine from a friend so every month I have to pay for it. But despite the fact that I do pay for the machine monthly I have been making great profit for the past one year and a half. So I have been thinking of getting my own machine and If God wishes with this loan I will buy sewing a machine even if it will be a second hand one, but I have great hopes that it will make me fly. The competition is down as I have built more customers over the past one year and still I have more than enough .

Loan Proposal

Thank you so much for approving my loan. As I said before that I have a machine that I have hired it for the past one year and a half and it has been doing good for me, then this time around I will look for a second hand machine that i will buy at a cheap price and make use of it thoroughly. And I will be saving my money for a new brand one.





Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

May 21, 2013

Repayment status


Projected term

12 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Lender interest: $100.33 at 2.62% annual rate over 12 months = $2.77

Service fee: $3.61




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Amount repaid


Amount remaining


Expected completion

Jun 10, 2014


Repaying late

Installment amount


Repayment History

Expected Payments Actual Payments
Jul 10, 2013 $9.04 Jul 8, 2013 $9.04
Aug 10, 2013 $9.04 Jul 8, 2013 $0.17
Aug 10, 2013 $8.87
Sep 10, 2013 $9.04 Aug 10, 2013 $0.28
Sep 9, 2013 $8.76
Oct 10, 2013 $9.04 Sep 9, 2013 $0.39
Oct 10, 2013 $8.65
Nov 9, 2013 $9.04 Oct 10, 2013 $0.50
Nov 10, 2013 $8.54
Dec 9, 2013 $9.04 Dec 9, 2013 $8.54
Jan 12, 2014 $0.50
Jan 9, 2014 $9.04 Jan 12, 2014 $8.04
Feb 5, 2014 $1.00
Feb 9, 2014 $9.04 Feb 5, 2014 $7.54
Mar 10, 2014 $1.50
Mar 10, 2014 $9.04 Mar 10, 2014 $7.04
Apr 14, 2014 $2.00
Apr 10, 2014 $9.04 Apr 14, 2014 $4.71
Jun 16, 2014 $3.66
May 10, 2014 $9.04
Jun 10, 2014 $8.99