Second-hand clothing sales

Joseph Maina Kaberu

Salgaa Rongai, Kenya

42% paid forward



Joseph Maina Kaberu

Member since

April 2012

On-time repayments

400 installments  •  70%

About Me

I am 60 years of age married with 6 children, a boy and 5 girls. I reached in class seven of primary education. After school I involve myself in casual labor for quite a long time but finally I managed to start a small business of the famous mutumba( secondhand clothes)business.I also practice farming of maize and beans,where my wife is doing well with my business all along. i really thank God for the great effort that he has blessed me my business is increasing in size day after the other and all thanks is to zidisha team for there great support.In salgaa all is well with my mitumba business since it has assisted me do well with life time after the other.

My Business

My business is selling second hand clothes business. It is in Salgaa town about 35km from Nakuru town on the way to Eldoret. People like second hand clothes because it is cheaper than new ones.I used to negotiate with my costumers very quietly,that is why they like my business is in an open place where people use to pass-bye.Some times i do an offer to my business,by sellingng if a customers buy ten cloth, i will give him/her two handkerchief.My only focus now is to expand the business and ensure that with my that forth and other loans from zidisha makes me grow and not a shame this organization at short my mutumba business is simple,measurable,archievable,reliable and timely.(SMART)

Project Proposal

Given the funds, i will use to supplement my business so that i can attract clients to goods from my business i.e selling variety of goods in a single working station. further more i will be paying school fees for my grand children who have not finished schooling and i am responsible for them.






Project Info

Project Type

Pay It Forward

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Mar 13, 2023




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