Planting trees and flowers

Evans Too

Kericho, Kenya

100% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Evans Too

Location

Kericho, Kenya

On-time repayments

17 weekly installments  •  94%

About Me

I am Evans Kiprono Too a 25 year old male nicknamed Ndugu a Kenyan citizen from Kericho county Ainamoi subcounty Kapsoit ward Kenegut location Kenegut sub location Kiboybei village. Born in a family of 5 children,1 sister and 4 brothers I included. My mother is a farmer she owns some few acres of tea ,maize and sugarcane this is her source of income ,her farm work has helped us in our education. She taught us how to farm which encouraged me to start planting tree seedlings. Currently i have about 1500 seedlings and i have planted 2000 trees.I went to my primary level at my village but transferred to a private school within my ward where i completed my primary level. I joined Kabianga high school in 2009 up to 2012 where i completed and joined Portreitz KMTC taking a diploma course in clinical medicine and surgery .I graduated in the year 2016 and went to Narok referral hospital for my internship for 1 year. After a year of my internship i was employed by Shepherds medical centre Lodwar branch where i am currently working.

My Business

Planting trees and conserving environment is my passion and my favorite business. I started planting trees seedlings in the year 2019.I began with 200 seedlings which i planted all. Many people were interested with trees i planted this motivated me to plant more and venture into business .I sold each seedling at 10 shillings depending on the type of a tree, it is an interesting kind of a business. I also started the idea of planting flowers which many people are so interested in and need them in their compound. I sold each flower at 7 shillings .

Loan Proposal

I will add more 5000 bags of tree seedlings and flowers ,will also add someone to help me with flowering and transportation.

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$98.36

Date disbursed

Jun 28, 2021

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

6 weeks

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: 5% of $98.36 = $4.92

Lenders

Blond56

Victoria, B. C., Canada

S

Steveandson

Arlington, United States

Sundstroms

Falun, Sweden

GD

Gail Davis

London, United Kingdom

J

Judi

Canada

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  • Evans Too    Oct 5, 2021

    I will buy 6000 plastic bags where by I will have more tree seedlings and flowers. This funds will help me grow in my business and I will get more income. I want to take this opportunity to thank zidisha for making this work and also my lenders ,thank you very much

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  • Kipruto Kiptarus    Oct 4, 2021

    I wish you the best in your project brother.

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  • Evans Too    Oct 4, 2021

    I want to thank my lenders for the support they provided it really helped my project grow

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  • Evans Too    Aug 17, 2021

    I will use this money to buy plastic bags to boost my project of planting seedlings and flower.It will help me to expand this project.Thank you Blair and Zidisha team for funding my project.

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  • Blair    Aug 17, 2021

    Great project - good luck ! God bless !

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  • Evans Too    Aug 16, 2021

    The last loan real made the difference I was able to add 1000 tree seedlings and 2000 flowers ,I also sold 5000 trees and 3000 flowers .I want to thank my lenders for changing my life with the loan they provided.

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  • Evans Too    Jun 28, 2021

    I will buy more tree plastic bags which will help me grow more trees as well as flowers. I want to take this opportunity to thank my lenders ,thank you God bless you all and take good care of yourselves.

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  • Steveandson    Jun 28, 2021

    Our best wishes to you, Evans, in your project!

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  • Evans Too    May 5, 2021

    Since i received my funds about a week ago,i would like to reduce my installments for 5 weeks in order to repay back when my business will already in a position to generate income from the money i have borrowed.In a months time the seedlings will be mature and ready to be sold therefore i will repay my loan back at normal installment time.THANK YOU very much zidisha team and lenders.

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  • Evans Too    Apr 26, 2021

    I will buy more plastic bags and add more flowers and trees. It will help me grow more and increase the sales. I want to take this opportunity to thank my lender, thank you very much stay safe too.

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  • Whitney Levis    Apr 24, 2021

    Best of luck with your trees and your medical work. Stay safe and well.

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  • Evans Too    Apr 12, 2021

    I will buy many seedlings ,plastic bags and fertilizers. It will help me increase the number of trees and flowers in my planting nursery bed. I thank my zidisha lenders for lending me a loan to improve my business.

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