Wheelbarrow for transportation and water tank

Beatrice Akello

Bondo, Kenya

100% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Beatrice Akello

Member since

February 2016

On-time repayments

40 installments  •  65%

About Me

I am 33 year old ,I am widow and has one child. My husband who was a police officer died while on duty in Nairobi and I was forced to relocate to the rural area because of high cost of living in the the city.
I decided to starting farming ,and the greatest problem was lack of knowledge on farm management and good agricultural practices ,however I joined Yolele farmers youth group where we were thought the best practices. I have since expanded my horticulture farm to 3/4 acres and I am happy with farming.
My son wants to be a teacher when he grows up, he loves science and says he wants to teacher science when he grows up
my hobbies include,singing,dancing, and watching movies.

My Business

I provide assorted vegetables ,eg kale's,cabbages,traditional African vegetables and onions.
These goods are on high demand due to changing weather which is unfavorable for farming and only few people willing to do commercial farming as employment.
I choose farming business because it was easy to learn the best practices and management skills as well as high returns on investments.
my monthly revenues per month are average $350 and my cost of running and maintaining the farm are $120 on average per month.
I use my profits to take care of my kid and mother , support mother in-law and save for business improvement and expansion.

Loan Proposal

I would use the money to purchase a wheelbarrow for transportation and water tank for water storage.I would be very thankful and I expect the work in the farmer to be much easier and profitability to improve by 50%kindly help.

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$192.00

Date disbursed

Aug 1, 2016

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

46 months

Lenders

Zidisha

Sterling, United States

RckyMntFamily

Colorado, United States

Hedwich

Gorssel, Netherlands

dlpringle

Denver, United States

I

Iamzwolf

Middletown, United States

Matching Fund

Sterling, United States

Paul Buchheit

Mountain View, United States

Emma

Australia

PG

Paul Graham

United States

J

James

United States

Craig Newmark

United States

The Zinc Team

San Francisco, United States

Humble Bundle Community

San Francisco, United States

HCPSPIRIT

Helsinki, Finland

A

Anonymous

United States

Hans Moor

Vorden, Netherlands

Samuel

Ottawa, Canada, Canada

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