Top dressing fertilizer for my farm

Charles Wahome

Nyahururu, Kenya

100% repaid



Charles Wahome

Member since

October 2015

On-time repayments

109 installments  •  46%

About Me

My name is Charles wahome, am 30 years old, a father of one child. I was born and raised in Gatundia village in Rimuruti district Laikipia county Kenya.I schooled in Lorematesho primary school then went to Ngumo secondary. After completing my high school I started working as a casual labourer in a nearby maize farm. Through the little payment I got, I managed to save some money which i used it to rent a small shamba which i started planting maize for sale which am doing up to date. I have always wanted to rent a big land but due to my financial limitations this become difficult.I usually visit children from less fortunate

My Business

In my piece of land i grow maize, cabbage, local vegetables which after harvesting I sell my locals because they are always on high demand. I chose this business because my father brought us up with the same and i would see how profitable it was. After selling the farm produce i get my profit which I use for my family upkeep and also pay school school fees for my child, also i invest some for my future children education. I will appreciate if you can lend me money to expand my farming business. Thank you.

Loan Proposal

Dear zidisha team thanks for giving me this opportunity to borrow in your platform,if granted this money i will utilise this money in buying top dressing fertilizer for my vegetables.This will increase the productivity thus incresing my profit margin by 30% thanks for your generosity






Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Nov 23, 2015

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

3 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $8.31

Charles opted to pay $112.11 into the Zidisha Members Loan Fund in return for a higher starting credit limit.



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  • Wendy Emlyn    Dec 29, 2016

    Hello Charles, you've been making these lower payments for a few months now. Are you able to increase them a little yet, in order to pay off your loan sooner?
    God bless you,

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  • Charles Wahome    Dec 7, 2016

    Hi to all my lenders am glad for my life is progresing well God bless

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  • Charles Wahome    Oct 4, 2016

    Due to decrease of produces I would wish to reduce the amount.

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  • Charles Wahome    Sep 6, 2016

    Hi lenders. Am gland I received the loan in full amount 45, 167Ksh, which I bought a water pump, sprinkler and hose pipes. Thank a lot for your generosity. God bless you.

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  • Charles Wahome    Aug 24, 2016

    Thanks a lot to my lenders , am very grateful. God bless you. I received the whole amount 45, 167 Ksh. Which am planning to buy a water pump , sprinkler and hose pipes.

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  • Charles Wahome    Aug 22, 2016

    Hi lenders. Am going to buy a water pump, sprinklers and hose pipes to help me irrigate vegetables during the dry spell. This will help a lot to improve production during the dry spell. Am very greatful to my lenders for they have helped me a lot. Thanks in advance

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  • Charles Wahome    Aug 15, 2016

    Hallo lenders. God bless you. Am progressing well in life. My family I well. My life have improved alot am more independent without my parents much help. Though I have had few challenges like unfavourable weather which have reduced the productivity of the vegetables during the dry spell. Also pest invasion which have amounted to increase of cost for the pesticides. Thanks all

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  • Charles Wahome    Jul 8, 2016

    Hello to my lenders. Since my productivity have increased , i fan increase my payments. Thanks

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  • Charles Wahome    Apr 23, 2016

    Hallo to my lenders am glad for the loan which have helped so much . i have managed to plant . My family is fine now am able to pay school fees for my kid he is attending school . Thanks alot zidisha you are improving peoples lives.

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  • Charles Wahome    Mar 26, 2016

    Thanks to my lenders God bless you. I received the whole amount as requested. Am progressing well now i bought the seeds and ploughed the land. Am planning to sow the seed. Regards

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  • Charles Wahome    Mar 18, 2016

    Regards to my lenders God bless you. Am going to buy good seeds and plough the land thus increasing my yield. Thanks alot

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  • Charles Wahome    Mar 10, 2016

    Hallo to my lenders. Am grateful for the loan that have made my life easy to live. I bought fertilizer in which it increased my yield by more than 30%. The money that i got i bought a sprinkler to help me during the dry spell.

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  • Charles Wahome    Jan 20, 2016

    Due to increased yield that i have made in my farm products,am able to meet the high demand and my profit margin have increased alot

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  • Charles Wahome    Jan 1, 2016

    Since i have progressed alot through zidisha.I would to wish my lenders a happy new year and a prosperous one .God bless u so much

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  • Charles Wahome    Nov 25, 2015

    Thanks to lenders for the money which have helped me so much.regards

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  • Thomas    Nov 18, 2015

    Hello Charles,
    i read about your loan proposal and hope that other lenders will join in so that you will be fully funded. I wish you all the best for your business and for you personally.
    Best regards

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  • Simon Kuria    Nov 17, 2015

    charles I like your idea since agriculture is doing very well in Kenya,keep it up and eventually you will enjoy the fruits of your hard work.all the best

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  • Christopher Kuria    Nov 17, 2015

    My dear lenders I know Charles and he is trustworthy person please fund his loan and am certain he will never let you down.

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  • Michael Kangethe    Nov 6, 2015

    Good job charles,farming is a pillar for our country and with a proper management there profitable return in it,kip it up.

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