Martha Nyambura Mwega

Kibaoni, Kenya

100% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Martha Nyambura Mwega

Member since

September 2012

On-time repayments

108 installments  •  53%

About Me

My names are Martha Nyambura, I’ve gone to School up to form two(half way through secondary) and dropped out due to fees problem. I live in Kibaoni, Kilifi. I have three Children and are all school going. the first born has just started Medical Training at the Kenya Medical Training College. My business helps with her school fees.
Am a single Mom and live in a rental house paying Ksh1500.
My home is located twenty metres from Kwa Charo wa Mae Market. but my business markets all over the Coast of Kenya. I have always been able to pay my Zidisha loans but last time I had a motor cycle accident thus delayed in paying my last loan. I hope my lenders will forgive me on this and will loan me again. God bless you

My Business

My business involves selling Second hand clothes; I started in the year 2000. I was buying the clothes at Kongowea Market in Mombasa, and then when I attracted a lot more customers I started buying my clothes from far markets like Gikombaa in Nairobi, Taveta or Tanzania where I get better clothes to attract more customers. I love my business because it has no stress, when I buy the clothes in the Market I iron them then I sell them in different places since i don’t have a permanent place I do house to house selling or at markets in different market days around Kilifi County.
This business is what sustains my family and I manage to educate and feed my children. The biggest challenge in my business is when it rains because it hinders my movement and sometimes my goods don’t arrive in time at the market but all in all I strive for success.

Loan Proposal

Thank you to the lenders for the positive feedback. I will use his second Zidisha loan to add more clothes to my business. The market is getting better with the new people coming to live on Coast and with the tourists coming back, so this time I believe will be repaid at the 95 percent. You have been a blessing to me, my family and my business. I pray to God you will loan me again.
Merry Christmas!

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$477.73

Date disbursed

Dec 29, 2013

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

11 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Lender interest: $477.73 at 1.14% annual rate over 11 months = $5.43

Service fee: $16.82

Lenders

AWOL

USA, United States

Feldborg

Stuttgart, Germany

Tilius

Oslo, Norway

Jonas Sweep

Utrecht, Netherlands

SHRFamily

Vancouver, Canada

ShelbyDove

Los Angeles, United States

M

Mårten

Inden, Switzerland

fairspirit

Utrecht, Netherlands

Treesforpeople

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

iggwag

Kilifi, Kenya

N

natashasims

Plymouth, United States

A

andykhl

Jersey City, United States

Paul Buchheit

Mountain View, United States

Christopher Hey

Sudbury, Canada

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