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Buy skincare and cosmetics for online store selling stock

hello, thanks for trusting me. I am very happy, because with the funds I get, I can buy goods to increase my selling stock in online stores. so that I will get more benefits.

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hello, thanks for trusting me. I am very happy, because with the funds I get, I can buy goods to increase my selling stock in online stores. so that I will get more benefits.

Shop inventories and groceries stock increment

My shop is doing very great and I thank God for that and zidisha family.
Since I started this project, I have been working on shop inventories of which I make a good profit.
I expanded my shop to also deal with groceries which includes watermelon and, pineapples, oranges etc .
This had increased my daily sellings and good profits are also being realised every week.
To zidisha community very grateful and may our living God continue blessing u all.

Purchase of raw materials for candles

candle production is in progress ' thank you for helping to increase capital for the purchase of raw materials .

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produksi lilin sudah dalam pengerjaan ' terima kasih yang telah membantu penambahan modal untuk pembelian bahan baku .

Mobile phone payment center

Hello my beloved members who funded me,I am humbled to take this chance to thank all of you for funding me .I will use the money to add mpesa float.This will help me have good flow of money since my clients will be able to withdrawal and deposit cash without any difficulties.Again I will increase clients because other than salon and cosmetics clients mpesa clients might see something in my shop other than mpesa service hence making a sale and more profit.This will help me repay my loan ,pay school fee for my children,help my family,and also perticipate in charity work like visiting children's homes and elderly people.Thankyou very much.

Stock for my grocery and cereal shop

Though it's been a while since the last funding of my project, I have to say that the funding was worthy the course. It was during the dwindling economy due to the pandemic but the funding helped me so that my business got somewhere. Right now I trust that by your funding me this project I will have to go another mile. Dear lenders, I therefore humbly request that you support me just as you did the other time and am sure that with your support I will make a stride. Thanks in advance hoping that you will consider my sincere humble request dear ones.
Yours faithfully, Milika Akosa Shitela.

Egg selling

I dont have words to express my sincere appreciation to you for your assistance in providing me this privilege and giving me this liberty. Your kindness and generosity will remain with me forever. I would like to thank you so much.

Handaa's farming

I will use the fund buy buy more farm inputs like fertilizers and seedlings. And also use some small amount to prepare my land. The loan will help my earning to increase. Thank you so much for the loan.

Purchase of new air fryer

We successfully bought the sealing machine for our products now we have two and have doubled our capacity to package our products this in turn will enable us to produce more and keep up with demand

Denoo cybercafe

Thank you so much backers for making my project run smoothly. I will use the loan to repair my photocopier and laptop. This are more useful in my business thus helps me produce my earnings Thanks

Denoo cybercafe

The fund you funded me assisted in adding more services to my business, i used the money to buy printer and a larger disk. Thank you so much backers.

Increase stock

Thank you so much Zidisha family, I have received my first loan. Those who supported me I want to thank you may God bless you and bless Zidisha family.

Medical expense

Thank you Sir for your support and care. I will manage to get my sister the meds she needs and soon she'll be well. That I believe. Once more Sir, Thank you so much.

Cooking fuel sales

I so celebrate because have just received the money in my account. Blessed be you all who have funded me

Distributing rice

I was able to feed the hungry people, because there was scarcity of food,even now people are still hungry want food more, please help me to do fast

Purchase of new air fryer

The project was a complete success we managed to complete the clients order in time thanks to everyone’s contributions and now we have registered a growth of 30% percent in sales thanks to our partnership with zidisha

Talk time inventory

The funds I procured last time round were channeled to purchasing inventory for my business- mobile phone airtime.
I was able to reinvest the proceeds within the time I had picked to pay back and consequently grew my capital base before I had to payback what was lent to my business. This grew my capital base by an extra 22%.
My children seamlessly attended school this last year and are going back for the beginning of the school year in September.
My neighborhood is cool, green and ideal for tea farming.

Sustainable dairy farming

Thanks my supporters am humbled .God bless you
The supreme Court has upheld the Independent Election commission results ..We have now our new President ..The country is now peaceful..and we are hoping for the better future ,reduced cost of doing business in KENYA (bottom up .model) which augers well with my business objective

To fund photocopier toners and copier servicing

Thank you Alfred malonzo, fredrick Chazima and elias mwakima for your courtesy to support me. I intend to buy a toner to put into my photocopier and will help me to print out bronchures posters and this will boost my work . I thank you since your boost will make my business to proceed. Thank very much

Purchase of cooler for our restaurant

I must take this opportunity to profoundly thank our financiers for making the funds available for progressively growing our business, enabling us to buy a deep freezer, a meat mincer, and moving our eatery to a more spacious building. All these have resulted in growing customer numbers and sales. Thank you very much indeed.

Now we are looking to buy a chiller to keep bottled water, soft drinks and fresh juices cool amid the sometimes scorching heat of the day. A cool drink amidst a hot day can be quite refreshing, and we are responding to our customers request in this regard.

The chiller we have identified for purchase is a 150 L Von VARV 15 Das Vertical Cooler, with an internal capacity of 150 litres, available from Hot Point Appliances Ltd for Kshs 53,995.

This is one more restaurant appliance that will help us quench exceedingly well the thirst of our cherished customers.

Thank you.

Los angeles insurance agency

I will furnish my office readying the deployment of a receptionist. This will help serve customers well as they will have an office to make inquiries. Thank you for actualizing my project.

Cake business

The loan helped me to buy a new mixer, thanks to Zidisha.

Trade in pos and telcom recharge cards business

Wow, thank you Zidisha and all the backers! The last funds I recieved helped me and my business greatly. I was able to bounce back after the effect of the harsh economy.

Inventory of household items

Thank you Zidisha team for your continued support. I have been able to expand my business through the loans that you have given me over the years.


I bought a printer and a computer
I have increased my income .i normally get a minimum of 5$ a day on a good day imake 20$
I have added one more computer
When i started this business i had one child.Now i have two children
I havent been able to plan for a holiday but in December will be going for a vacation me with my kids
am now requesting for a loan to add more computer desks plus i want to add now 3 laptops to boost the business
am requesting for 200 to add on my savings to buy

Food stuff retailing business

With the past loans, I have been able to double my stock of my food stuff business and that means increased sales. I however still need more stock since the target market is vast and the current stock in still low in terms of serving all my customers. I'll use this loan to boost my stock so that I can increase my sales, get more profit and reach a higher customer base. Pls I need a better loan of 100$ to achieve this target.

Cooked chicken eggs & sausages business

With the past loans, I have been able to double my stock of my chicken and smokies business and that means increased sales. I however still need more stock since the target market is vast and the current stock in still low in terms of serving all my customers. I'll use this loan to boost my stock so that I can increase my sales, get more profit and reach a higher customer base.

Poutry business

Hello Zidisha family.
With the funding I previously got,I was able to buy electronical equipments for my chicken Hause ,I was able to install a warm light for them and also a regular light so that I can be checking on them from time to time even in the night.Now my hens are kept worm at night and also small chicks ,I thank you so much through this my production has truely grown

Mobile phone payment center

Hello my leaders, I take this chance to thank all zidisha for the great moments I always have in this organization .I started from bottom and am growing to the top.thanksyou for your support.with the loans I have always been given I started a cosmetics shop which grew to a salon and cosmetics shop .I also started Koko shop where I sell Koko jikos and refill bioethanol fuel which is used to fuel the Koko burner.from the profits am able to cater for my humbled and happy I was also able to buy a tax with the previous loan and profits, hence more profits because I have many sources of income. Am praying God to help me grow my limit to a bigger amount and start my planed project of building a home.Thankyou.

Purchase of raw materials for candles

I have received the funds and I have disbursed them to buy additional materials for making candles and other supporting equipment. Thank you to Zidisha who helped meet people who wanted to help me. I hope that in the future Zidisha can come back to help me with a bigger project. . .

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dana sudah saya terima dan saya cairkan untuk tambahan membeli bahan pembuatan lilin dan peralatan pendukung lain nya ' terima kasih untuk zidisha yang membantu mempertemukan dengan orang yang mau membantu saya . saya harap kedepan nya zidisha bisa kembali membantu saya dengan project yang lebih besar . . .

Buy a 24inch monitor for my computer

Hello guys, am taking this opportunity to thank you for funding my project as I look forward to upgrading my old CRT monitor and purchasing a TFT monitor for better editing of my work. Very appreciated as it will make me produce better quality videos and pictures.

My music video shooting/production

I'm so greatful for my last project the money I was funded helped me make 30 copies of my audio music and sold them to people who needed them. thank you so much my funders. God bless you

Working capital at Shopee Indonesia

Thank you for the help, I can run an online business again after getting a loan at Zidisha

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Terimakasih atas bantuannya, saya dapat menjalankan bisnis online kembali setelah mendapatkan pinjaman di Zidisha

Personal items

-Pay school fee
-The funds will safe me from avoiding my child from staying at home wasting time when others are learning.
-Thanks Maureen for funding me. Promise to pay back in time

Pay for my university fee

Dear Mercy,

good luck with your business and your studies!
Best Regards from Switzerland,

Machine repair

Allow me to acknowledge what Zidisha has helped me accomplish. My business is booming. I bought bigger and better machines. My job is now flowing smoothly. All I need now is to repair my faulty machines, so that I am not stuck.


Milk supply in our village

This fund really supported me to buy a a goat ,this goat has helped me with manure,milk and has given birth to young ones hence increased my income.This fund if I will be given a higher limit I will Increase the number of goats and if I will be stable I will support my flow youth who are struggling due to unemployment.

Raising school fees for my studies

I wish to express my appreciations for the support so far received from Zidisha since 2015 when I first join Zidisha. I have been able to establish a cyber business which is nor able to support my family.
Challenges have been there especially with the Covid-19, but, we thank you for understanding the situation and allowing reduction of loan instalment.
I am now having peace of mind and embarking on finishing my studies I had put on halt owing to prevailing economic situation in the country.
Thank you, thank you, thank you.

Tomatoes for sale

I am so happy to support you! Congratulations for managing to send all your children to Secondary School and even College, I know this is not an easy task in Kenya with the school fees. Wishing you much success for your business and all the best for your kids' education! Salamu kutoka Ujerumani! Jioni njema! Cordula

Flour milling service

Am so much grateful my backers for funding my project now I will be able to purchase maize for my poshomill.
This will help boost my business and hence make more profit which will contribute to my child school fees.
Thank you once again for your financial support.

God bless you all .

Machine for diagnosing TB

Thank you so much zidisha community for funding my loan. It will help me to top up the money I have to buy a morden T.B testing machine (TB LAMP) that will hasten TB diasgosis (turn around time) and also increase my earnings. This will help me even repay loan on time. Am greatful to my fellow zidisha members whom am seeing comes even from my country. It is a great sacrifice and may God bless you all.

Wood for making carving art

With this loan I will be able to purchase wood for carving art in different types to help increase my income. So making my project possible thank you


I was able to add more goats in my farm which has enabled me expand my farm activities

Purchasing bips

Thank you so much Lisa from Germany for funding my loan. You have really helped my cause. I will be able to start the bip business.

Tomatoes for sale

I thank my backers for lending me funds.
I engaged in sale of vegetables.
I had a net profit of Kshs 3000 every week. This enabled me to successfully repay my loan and also make a saving of Ksh 500 per week.
I used my savings to do shopping for my 2 children when they reported back to school after the general elections. I am happy because I was able to supplement efforts by my husband in providing for our children.
Thanks again my backers and may Giod bless you abundantly.

Business advertising on Facebook

My previous loan was used to acquire a video recording kit. I intended to use the kit together with my smartphone to create content for my freelance social media advertising business. Words can't express fully how grateful I am to those who funded my previous project. I'm eternally grateful for the trust.

Setting up a good counter at my current shop

Couple of years ago, I applied for funds to purchase the internet modem to support my online business then. The gadget made my work efficient since I had the reliable internet, hence enabling me work from home with ease. My earning increased rapidly to the point of having enough money to install more reliable internet in my house and living a more decent life.

Starter fund

I finished my son's school fee on time. I had arrears and he had been sent back home for it. Thank you Zidisha.

Hardisc purchase

I am going to expand business by adding stock. This will help improve my lifestyle and i will be able to help my family

Cereals for my kiosk

Thank you very your generous contribution towards my cereal project, indeed was able to purchased additional sacks of cereal thus contributing to more customers inflow contributing to revenue increase and reduction operational cost.

To buy epson printer head

Thank you so much, I want to buy a printer head for my printer that has not been working properly for months now. It'll be imported from AliExpress because its much cheaper from that side it'll save me about 50% of the local cost.
Thank you for funding my project. God bless you.