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Purchase of photocopier machine - phase 2

My Poshomill business photo.
Thanks to Zidisha loan.

Inventory of more equipments to my cyber shop

Thanks to Zidisha i was able to instal high speed internet connection to my place of work with KDN. Now access to internet is wow!!
Thanks lenders

Stepping up coaching business

we make bags from recycled polythene bags that litter our homes and streets posing a threat to the environment. Support us to achieve the dream of commercializing the production of the bags and impact on lives of the participants while at the same time safeguarding our environment. Thank you.

Computer project worth $300

this the machine that i bought it is working so nice thanks


Funds to add three more computers to my business (cybercafe)

Thank you so much to Zidisha and the lending persons/community. After I was funded my first loan, it enabled me to increase my stalk. The income profitably i make helps me in various ways, first of all am now a family man with a beautiful wife and daughter of two moths now. It happened my daughter got sick and She had to be taken to hospital and am happy to see her smiling in front of me because she is feeling well. secondly am able to pay my loan on time rate and lastly am able to maintain my customers by providing all goods and services they need. Thank you to zidisha community.
Bellow are the photos of my lovely family.

Stock of second-hand clothing to sell for Christmas

I went to clinic yesterday to find the being my expected child. Soon God will bless me with my second child. My expected baby is doing very well.


Cereal for retail

Hi Mercy! All the best for your business! And what a cute little daughter you have. My husband and I just welcomed our little daughter to this wonderful world 2 months ago. Thinking of you. Susanne

Purchase a motorbike to deliver my poultry products to customers

Wow! i have managed to compress the pictures i hope i will continue uploading photo updates as i used to do.Thanks lenders i managed to buy the water tanks as i had budgeted for the loan.See can also see the resting position being constructed to set the tanks ready for water harvesting.

Selling rice to pay university fees

Thank You so much Samuel. I'll need a laptop cover next week. Your hardwork too is impressive

Please support me to buy 7 more computers

I am thankful for your support. I received the money about 24 hours ago and have used it to repair my laptop. I am right now working from my laptop. It now boots safely as shown in the attached picture. I expect to make enough money to acquire other computers and open a writing center. In the center I will train and employ article writing staff. I am already training one person using his computer, also shown in the picture. In the mean time, I am grateful and will repay the loan as a greed. Thank you.

Renovate my shop(jackshop) and add new stocks

Hi zindisha community! I have been to my homeland in meru were I have been taking care of my wife and our twins baby boys.thanks very much to all zindisha family for your surport in changing our lives.


Laptop for digital marketing of alternative fuel sources

Finally ,this is a new dawn to me we have changed browser and the pictures have started uploading.This is great!Kindly lenders captured is me with my casual employee Vincent working on my briquettes project.

Cereal for retail

what a surprise,my daughter is starting to make walking so happy for her.

Purchase of saloon items

thank you zidisha i was able to buy a horse and comp for my jet.and some able to serve my customers earnings have increased by 2.14 dollars glad thanks

Cereal for retail

thank you kylie for lending me ,my shop is doing pretty fine.

Inventory of pudding dishes, forks, glasses, and a cooler

was selling on a cart mostly l have been using sacks to cover the melons when their is a lot of sun and rain but now lam positioned in one place unlike before but still l normally use the cart to move around the street and homes to sell this melon watch my profile photo

Increasing the number of sacks of potatoes to my business

For everyone who funded my loan, be Blessed. I am so happy. God Bless you

John Kebaso

On continuing with the selling of clothes

Dear all lenders first and fore most i thank you for the great support you have given to me my business is wonderfully growing day to day there are new customers in my business. imagine in a week i am able to make the profit of 7500 due the recent interest i make and the more customers i have been receiving i have decided to change the payment from 478 to 5,000.

Liquor store boost

Hi Emmanuel,
I am glad to hear that there has been an increase in business.
Thanks for getting the first payment in on time.
All the best for the future.

A bunch of children fashion wear for may inventory stand

I am so happy and much thanks to you for your continued support.My daughter have competed her first module and she will start her internship program from January to may then proceed with her second module.I hope God will bless us and be with us.May God bless you. Thank you all. MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Hi friends
Greetings, as we celebrate Christmas, i want to remind you once again that you impacted my life and transformed me.Though i had A few Rabbits, the funds helped me to do a house of mabati which enclosed my Rabbits.before i used to put them out cages were made but not proper.
i have used the earning to keep studying and learning what should be done,how to improve in certain areas.
my family has come to like what i do,am encouraging my children to like what i like though children are different with different likings.and that i cannot force them.
next to me is the Bomas of Kenya where cultural events take place.carnivore where different types of meat is eaten.
when i visit i will take photos and post them to you.

Liquor store boost

Good Afternoon My Lenders

I hope this message finds you well. I managed to buy the monitor with the money you invested in my business. I had to top up 1000 more so that I could buy a 17 inch tft monitor. So far I have experienced a 500 shillings increase in daily sales for my business. I am greatful to God for giving me such a generous group of investors. I will upload pics as soon as lights come back on. My area has been experiencing a power black out for the past 2 days but hopefully, the issue will be resolved soon.



I also managed to pay up my 1st loan repayment installment today. Glory and Praise be to God.


My business is doing well and am hoping to join college soon.i will let you know

Small-jewelry sales - earrings, etc.

Good morning, here you'll find some pictures of the items I sell

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Bonjour et merci de retrouver ci dessous quelques images de mes articles que je commercialise.


Funds to add three more computers to my business (cybercafe)

Thank you to Zidisha and all lenders , After being funded, the money have enabled me to repair my printer which had a mechanical error, have bought 1 rim of photocopy papers, lamination papers, A4 and B5 envelopes and the goodies are worth $45(kshs 4005).

Buy new photocopier, colour printer & three computers

Great thanks to all my faithful Lenders, I appreciate all that you have done for me. Lenders, you have really change my life and my business. I can now boast of a bright future, my business is booming, aside that, I have started building my dream house from the profit I have been earning from my business. I will keep updating you until the house is completely built. I have now started my block laying here are some of the pictures. God bless you all for your continuing support.

Upgrade my computer lab

Dear Zidisha members, I thank God for the existence of this team. I am now a proud owner of a training college boasting of about 20 students per month. The initial loan I received for a start opened my eyes to the world of business,Long Live Zidisha.

Inventory of pudding dishes, forks, glasses, and a cooler

my melon structure

To buy bicycles for transporting clients

Raining heavily this week

To buy bicycles for transporting clients

All in a days work.My bike has fed and educated all of us and hopefully will open the doors to development in our family.

Cultivating oyster mushrooms

Dear Lenders & Zidisha,
On this occasion I would like to say thank you very much, lenders and zidisha has helped many of our businesses. Currently our efforts can be said to begin to grow, funding from zidisha very helpful to us. In 2015 we plan to do a different location with the development effort now, given the increasingly high demand for local mushrooms. Hopefully still received funding support from the lenders and zidisha that the development of our business continues to run smoothly. Attached photo 1 (current business conditions) photo 2 (satellite image location development plan months in January 2015). Thanks

New motorbike taxi & bricks to build a home

Dear lenders and the management it is my happy time to give a BIG thank you for my lenders to the opportunity and the improvement that the loan has done to my life so far, I had shared with you recently that I have now completed my well and have full water in my compound where am preparing to start a construction soon, I have also levelized the ground for the house to be constructed as on the photos had attached the house plan and hope my next loan I will be able to start to bring the construction materials like bricks, ballast, sand as I have already have the iron sheets although my credit limit cannot allow me do more but hope gradually i will make it.
Thank you and I request you all once again to continue supporting me as am also preparing to take in another loan to enable me do the things have mentioned above.
Vincent VM Kenya

Inventory of environmentally friendly cooking fuel

I am very grateful to Zidisha lenders for the facility they gave me four months ago. I managed to buy the cereals just the way I had planned. I take this opportunity to thank you profusely for your valuable support which has made my business grow by leaps and bounds.

The friendly repayment terms provide a good environment for business growth, and with Zidisha on my side, I can confidently say that the sky is the limit. I am optimistic that I will take my business to the level that I have always wanted and ultimately attain my dream of providing a secure future for my family.

I also thank Julia Kurnia for choosing my photo as the official Zidisha website picture. I am sincerely humbled by this gesture.
I wish everyone in the Zidisha community well in all your endeavors – we are a family indeed.

Farm crop expansion and mechanisation

Here is the river which I will be getting water from to the farm. This will make it easier for me to have the banana suckers be planted well and with ease

Farm crop expansion and mechanisation

Dear Lenders,
Finally I have fully repaid the loan. I am now set to apply for another loan for the banans project.
My previous loan has been of great help to me as apart from changing my life, I have been able to clear school without any hitch.
More good news is that I clinched Second Class Upper Division in Bachelor of Engineering- Electrical and Electronics from Technical University of Kenya. I am set to graduate on December 18.
Thanks for believing in me. I really appreciate

Accounting degree tuition fee

Hi Lenders and zidisha family.
Am still continuing with my exams.The last paper is on 05.12.2014.Sometime I just pause and ask my self whether all this would have been possible without your help.
Thanks God you all came along when I needed you most.Blessed all

Inventory of Charcoal

hi Dennis,i dropped my phone in water on zoeys birth day hence couldnt be able to upload pictures of her birthday to share the fun that we had,birthday girl notwithstanding.but hopefully it will be repaired in due course and i shall post those pictures. Otherwise my bussiness is doing well ,am almost clearing my stock that came about two weeks ago ,and also glad to report that i had already placed onother order which should arrive anytime,the proceeds that i got from that stock helped me to organise zoeys birthday and she confessed that she had never had such a wonderful birthday with a 2kg cake,baloons,and lots of her friends.initially it used to be 500gms cake,few friends,no balloons,so thanks to you generous people who have made this possible,looking forward to more good and positive things happening in my family life!

Providing more health services at my clinic

hello, this is to thank you all for your good work. regards for supporting me by lending your money. since then l am able to supply lab equipments to many more clinics and also ensure large stock for the supply. due to my efficancy, efficiency and conviniency to my clients, the demand keep increasing. special thanks to you my honours. l just pray to have that faith of supporting us now and in future to keep us growing. thankyou in advance

To improve my poultry farm

first let say thank you for coming to my rescue i have added some new 1 inch pipes for my irrigation,i am happy now i cam irrigate without losing water.

Add more stock of wheat flour, cooking oil,maize flour

I love you guys , thanks for your kind support towards my ambition to become a great entrepreneur, God give you strength to continue helping others. Kudos Zindisha and my lenders.

Tomatoes growing project

thank you zidisha team. my tomatoes are happily smiling for the protection you provided against the heavy rains that are falling in this mount Kenya . they are fully supported.

Knapsack sprayer ruths farm

Dear lenders I am very sorry for late payment.Finally my aunt got better and my farm is doing equally good ,I wish to repay my loan in full,I am so grateful for your patience,The loan really helped me since I was able to expand my farm,This has significantly increased my income,Thanks so much,I am so glad

Another greenhouse for my farm

Thank you honorable lenders for supporting me,I would like to give back to the society through using my expertise to help other like minded youths to succeed in their ventures. I am therefore planning to register a training and consultancy firm that would offer free financial consultancy and advisory service to any zidisha member from my region who wishes to get my services.I would also use my green house as demonstration center for youths who would be willing to learn more about agriculture and technology adoption.

Expanding my vegetable farm by one more acre

With a buyer in my amaranth farm ,this one of peoples favourites

Children's syrup for chemist shop

Mostly,syrups for coughs,painkillers,antibiotics and dewormers are needed,medicine like piriton,paracetamol,amoxyl,erythromycin,metronidazole,cetirizine,trihistamin,tricohist and brufen.

Purchase tomatoes and oranges from farmers to sell in market

hi Alliej, my business has grown thanks to the credit. i got plenty of tomatoes. am looking for cafes to supply them apart from selling to families only. thank you very much for your support.

Children's syrup for chemist shop

I am wondering what specific kinds of medicine you are looking to sell, and what ailments they claim to treat?

Kuku-Kienyeji chickens

Thanks so much for the advancement of the small loan. since my project was on going, the funds had a great impact on it since i made purchases feeds enough to sustain the chicks for a period of 3 months. during this period they will be mature for sale. that means i will be stress free for all this duration. This project and the online funding has attracted so much interest from friends and neighbors. soon i will be inviting them to join so that they can generate some extra cash.

Supply of medicines for my pharmacy

Thanks Lenders!
The festive season is here with us and it always start with World's AIDS day but at DAWALANE CHEMISTS it is memorable as we are prepared to cater for our clients 24hrs with floodlight now installed in our neighborhood.
To zidisha team thanks my wife is graduating on 5th December 2014 with Degree in business Administration that will go along way to boost the business

Bratwurst fast food service

Thank you Mr Thilo my main menu is Bratwust sausage. Some people eat in and they ask me "what sausage is this? it's so nice! I said its Bratwurst mister its recipe comes from Germany. He surprised woow... excellent he shouts now I know Germany is not only the best in football but in sausage too, he added