Cover some of the costs of my university education

Hagan Golo

Teshie - Accra, Ghana

100% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Hagan Golo

Member since

January 2018

On-time repayments

199 installments  •  80%

About Me

Hagan Golo is my name born on 11th April, 1980. I am 41 years old and been the last among eight siblings. I was born in Dambai a farming and fishing community along the Volta lake. At age six I suffered polio attack and therefore had been with disability on one leg till today.

Even with my disability and being the last with almost my aged parent, I supported my parent in farming and fishing. I trek long distance with the use of crutches to have formal education. Against all the odds I was able to complete basic education and passed Basic Education Certificate Exams successfully. Since most of Secondary schools within the area lack facilities for kids with disability, I stayed home for two years without going to Secondary or Technical School. The fear for my parent was that I can’t cope with secondary school alone in the boarding house where washrooms, classrooms etc, were not disability friendly.

After staying home for two years, I managed to enter Technical and Vocational School to go and learn skills. My good academic performance and hard work earned me a school prefect at form two second term. In my third (final) year and in my final exams, I excel to the admiration of the school authorities. I successfully gained admission into Ghana Technology University studying Telecommunication Engineering.

Currently, with the support from the Zidisha lenders, I have successfully completed my 1st degree in telecommunication engineering. It’s my hope and prayer that I will continue with my 2nd degree very soon.

My Business

Currently, I have successfully completed my first degree in Telecommunication engineering, and fully employed with Comsys Ghana Limited. Comsys is telecoms & ICT solutions company offering businesses in Africa aspiring in using technology as a tool and also now earning a regular income each month.

I’m planning to start my masters in Telecommunication engineering and possibly do my PhD one day, in areas such using my knowledge and skills to the benefit of my family, my community, the disability community and my nation at large.

With this assistance from Zidisha, finances are no more headaches to me any longer and I can get more as I plan to settle down and work with practice on problem solving engineering practical that can add more value to myself and for my people. I believe strongly that with my creativity, innovations and skills, I can use engineering background to liberate my community from the shackles of poverty, and then make a meaningful living for my people for the years to come.
I have a strong conviction that by the time I complete my study at the university; I will come out with some work using Science, Technology and Innovation for Poverty Reduction in my community and beyond.

It’s also my plan to assist expand the study of science and engineering related courses in other schools where there is always fear for engineering related courses. It's my hope that if my loan is successful with Zidisha and I am able to complete my course, I would make science and engineering study priority in rural and community schools believing that Science, Technology and Innovation can help fight Poverty.

Loan Proposal

I intend to use the loan to pay for my hostel and school fee

1. Payment of monthly hostel fees @ $80
2. Part payment of school fees for the semester @ $240
3. Buying of stationery items for the semester @ $ 50
4.Transportation and feeding 50

In all, I need a loan of $ 420 to do these activities in semester

My Videos

Aug 26, 2021: Loan to pay my rent

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  • Joshi    Aug 23, 2021

    This was my fifth loan to Hagan! Will be glad to help for next one. Keep it up Hagan.

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  • guenter    Dec 31, 2018

    Hagan payed back very well.

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  • Thorsten Kowalski    Dec 23, 2018

    Great Hagan, thanks for your full repayment.Merry Christmas and happy new year. Thorsten

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  • Ren    Nov 9, 2018

    Hagan was very communicative, inspiring and repaid promptly. I've lent to over 300 Zidisha borrowers and Hagan is memorable amongst them all!

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  • Joshi    Oct 22, 2018

    Good communication. Prompt repayments. Will lend again.

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$347.83

Date disbursed

Dec 27, 2018

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

3 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $10.64

Credit risk payment: $42.54

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  • Hagan Golo    Nov 13, 2021

    Loan repayment for this week is successful. To all my lenders and supporters I once again say big thank you for your kindness and love. God bless you all

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  • Hagan Golo    Nov 5, 2021

    Repayment for this week is done. Again, I want to say big thank you to all my lenders for this wonderful opportunity. Almighty God bless you all abundantly.

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  • Hagan Golo    Oct 31, 2021

    Able to make payments successful today. I want to use this opportunity to say big thank you to all my lenders for your care and support. God bless you all

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  • Hagan Golo    Sep 10, 2021

    A loan amount of 10,577 GHS safely and successfully received. Would be able to pay for my rent and buy some home appliances for use.
    Always grateful and thankful to all my lenders and to team Zidisha for this wonderful support.
    God richly bless you all.

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  • Hagan Golo    Sep 7, 2021

    I will be able to pay for my two years rent advance, so as to settle and work, have peace of mind and some privacy, and also, some development in my personal live.
    Always grateful and thankful to all lenders on Zidisha and also, to team Zidisha for this wonderful opportunity.
    God richly bless you.

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  • Hagan Golo    Sep 7, 2021

    Thank you to all lenders here on the Zidisha platform. Two days for my loan application to expire, and My funding is 53%, remaining 47% to make it fully funded.
    I’m once again appealing to lenders to support my dream. Kindly support me by fully funding my loan for me.
    God bless you all in advance for your love and care

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  • Katharine    Sep 5, 2021

    May all your dreams come true Hagan!

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  • Hagan Golo    Sep 2, 2021

    Six (6) days now left for my loan application to expire and the funding is 43% remaining 57% to make the funding fully complete.

    I'm therefore appealing to the good, kind and generous lenders here on the Zidisha platform to support me by fully funding my loan for me.
    I promised to repay your money back to you when re-loan to again.

    Thank you all in advance and God richly bless you.

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  • Joshi    Aug 26, 2021

    How can not contribute to your loan Mr Golo? :-) Glad to be the first one for this round. You need to update the 'About me' and 'My Business' sections in your profile. Don't delete what you have there currently - just add latest information to it so everyone can see your progress! Wish you all the best Hagan.

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  • Hagan Golo    Aug 26, 2021

    Zidisha loan really to go through my studies and graduated successfully. I am grateful to lenders for their contributions and support. Looking forward for their support to enable me rent and buy personal belong so as to settle.
    Always grateful and thankful to all lenders, God richly bless you all.

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  • Hagan Golo    Aug 22, 2021

    Loan repayment fully completed today. I Can’t thank you lenders enough for your support, kindness, generosity, your love and for your patience as well. God richly bless you all now and also for the years ahead.

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  • Hagan Golo    Aug 15, 2021

    Loan repayment done successfully today August 15, 2021. I use this opportunity to say thank you to lenders. I'm grateful.

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  • Hagan Golo    Aug 7, 2021

    Loan repayment successfully done today, once again, I want to use this opportunity to say big thank you to all lenders for your support and patience. I'm always grateful to you all. God richly bless you all.

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  • Hagan Golo    Jul 30, 2021

    I'm able to successfully resume payment, I'm once again happy and grateful to all my lenders for the patience and tolerant for the past periods. I wish to say big thank you.
    God richly bless you all.

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  • Abubakri Gafaru    May 29, 2021

    Golo not answering my calls again once I try advising him to pay any little he could pay

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    • Hagan Golo    Jul 22, 2021

      Abubakri Gafaru,

      Called me when and I didn't answer your calls? How can you say once you tried advising me to repay my loan and because of that I refused to answer your calls? If you claimed I didn't answer your call why trying to speculate the reason why I wasn't answering your calls?
      If it's true you called me and I didn't answer do not speculate the reason why I didn't answer your calls.
      I also called you several times but you didn't answer, is it fine for me to also speculate the reason why you are not answering my calls?

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  • Abubakri Gafaru    Feb 10, 2021

    i spoke with Hagan Golo, he apologize for the inconveniences and also he confidently agree to start payment by next week end.

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  • Hagan Golo    Jan 19, 2021

    I successfully made repayment today January 19, 2021. Once again, thank you all lenders for your support. Bless your big and generous hearts!

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  • Hagan Golo    Jan 13, 2021

    I successfully made repayment today January 13, 2021 and wish to thank all lenders for your support over the period. God richly bless you all.

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  • Hagan Golo    Jan 6, 2021

    I made repayment successfully today January 06, 2021 and wish to say thank you to all lenders. Wishing you and yours a safe, healthy, and prosperous new year! God bless you all.

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  • Hagan Golo    Dec 27, 2020

    Want to adjust my repayment

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