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Construction of brooder

Thank you so much, Janet. Trying my very best for my kids! They deserve the best!! Be blessed!

Buy kale, tomatoes, rice, potatoes, and onions to sell

Dear to all my lender,

I am very greatfull to you for your loan that i recieved one month ago.It has really help me to grow up my business and generate more income.Now my whole life and that of my family has been improved.From the profit i can feed them and pay school fees and as well i repay my loan.I cant thank you enough but may God bless you all.


To buy a hatching generator to power my incubator

.....And in the chicken house, the small pips are trying to survive

To buy a hatching generator to power my incubator

chick hatching

To buy a hatching generator to power my incubator

Dear lenders,

Today i hatched 75 chicks.. however this is not enough to supply orders from the farmers. this is why i need assistance to buy the genarator.

Thank you

Loan to buy a computer for my cyber cafe

In the lab studying

Material for school uniforms

Thank you Jim for message concerning your family, I am 28 years old, am a second born in a family of four.
Two girls two boys. Our first born is a boy who is Suleiman my elder brother aged 29 and twins a girl and and boy my young brother and sister (Rukia + Shabadi)
My brother he is at home jobless, i managed to get employed for few years then i got blessed to start my own small business and where i am today struggling to expand my business.

Material for school uniforms

Hi Maliha,
I have two daughters, Maliha, both in their early 20's who are out in the world and busy with their lives. One of them sews whimsical creations of colored tutu's for children and sells them besides doing her full time job of being a nanny. My other daughter is a worker at a call center for a cellular phone company who has a rambunctious three year old daughter of her own. These are busy girls. My wife and I are older, retired from working for income, and enjoy our home and garden. Thanks for inquiring about my family. All the best, Jim

Additional products for clothing/apparel store

I am very busy in the field of public library administration tasks. I still found time to develop my business. I am also glad that my business is growing. Loan capital of Zidisha, I have been used to add various brands of mineral water products, gas tube and products egg-nut in the brand of SEDAP BETUL. All further added production and sales turnover.
I am very grateful to all lenders of Zidisha. Hopefully, all the more successful and more prosperous.

Tuition & books to complete a university degree in Nursing

Hi Lenders. l have got my loan and l am able to buy some books for my studies.with this l will be able to increase my knowledge about my profession studies. Thank you all very much.

Buy computers and market/promote my cybercafe

Hi everyone. I am very happy that I have manged to add another desktop monitor and CPU for my cyber. I am very optimistic to be through in paying the loan 100% by 30th October, 2015.

Purchasing ink for Canon and Epson printers

Thank you, your shop looks very nice and your daughter looks to be about the same age as mine who is 7. These pictures give me a gimpse at the world outside of mine here in New York City.

Expansion of my farming

Hello Irene, how are things going? I would love to see a picture of the strawberries! Those fruits are out of season now in the US so I miss them. Hope all is well, God Bless.

Mitumba stall

My business has improved since its nearing festive season and people tend to buy alot of clothes . I have also started advertising my shop in local news papers and this has positively impart. I can say am now starting to grow into real corporate business all thanks to Zidisha and my lenders. ASANTE SANA

To purchase photocopier ink roller

Thank you Zidisha for affording me the loan two days ago. I am shopping around for one refurbished computer to add to the existing ones. The extra computer will increase income and help me to advance more in the next loan. I am very grateful because I could not have gotten this loan from any other source in a short time without collateral. I will continue posting my progress in this page.

To employ two workers in my pharmacy

i thank all all the team members of the zidisha that they have made me have my work done at my shop its booming and moving and i hope that in the near future i will be one of the best chemical seller in my area

For improving my livestock & crop farming business

Hi Lenders, am very thankful to all of you and the good work you are doing, a lot has changed since i received the1st loan from you.
I was able to buy an incubator that i can hatch chicks and sell them and some i keep and sell when they mature, despite the challenges that i was facing at the beginning, i also purchase indigenous chicken eggs and sell them to shopkeepers. Am able to collect 1500 -2000 thousand Kenyan shillings everyday. Thanks for your support.

Stock bags & accessories

Hi Lenders,
Hope you are well. My stock is coming this week and am so excited!! I managed to find some very trendy bags and I have a lot to write about the new styles in clothing and accessories.
Enjoy the rest of the week.

Farming equipment

Hello to all Zidisha lenders. I am very grateful that i have finally purchased some of the construction materials. I had change of plan after consulting my constructor. Initial i had plan to start construction but because of limited fund and rainy weather which could weaken the half way done construction, i had to buy materials like sand, stones, timber, bricks, metallic tank and iron sheet which can stay for long before i start my construction. I thank you all and seeing forward for your support. God bless you all.

Buy new photocopier, colour printer & three computers

Special thanks to all my Lenders who are helping to make me successful in my business and also making my dream be a reality,in fact I cherished you all!!

Create a stock of animal feed to expand my farming business

Dear lenders,
The animals are grazing in the village and kept in good health. Livestock busines was profitable this year in Niger with the feast of Aïd El Kebir when Muslims sacrificed sheep. The only one ram among my animals was sold and the money used to purchase another sheep for breeding to grow the business. It is good to see that my earnings are increasing as the number of animals keeps growing now to seven all female sheep. I will plan to buy a reproduction ram in two months time.
Thanks to Zidisha lenders for partnering with me in this exciting business life.

Purchasing ink for Canon and Epson printers

Stock of Ink and Cartridges.

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stok tinta dan kartrit

Purchasing ink for Canon and Epson printers

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Purchasing ink for Canon and Epson printers

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Purchasing ink for Canon and Epson printers

ini warnet dan toko

Inventory of bananas for market stall

Dear lenders, I hope it is well with you. I am doing fine and I thank God for the gift of life.
Out of the 12, 3-week old chicks that I bought eleven ( 11 ) have survived to date. One chick got stuck in the wire mesh at night a week ago and I found it dead the following day. The remaining eleven are doing well. I shall send you a photo soon.
The ten ( 10 ) 1-month old chicks that I bought are all surviving and I thank God for that.
The three ( 3 ) 3- month old layers are also doing well. Very soon I shall start having eggs from them.
Unfortunately the calf that is in my profile photo died after having been hit by some naughty boys outside my gate. I have forgiven them.
I thank you all for the great assistance you gave me through zidisha loan.

Fees for final-year exams for my Bachelor's degree

my business has been doing so well in the past few weeks as we went home for a short holiday until January.this has prompted me to increase the is easier doing my business alone as i find time to socialize with customers and convince them to purchase the shirts.My brother is doing his final examinations and my next project would be selling plastics eg basins,jugs,plates and others which bare of demand at my home area.He will be in charge of the shop and I am sure it will grow to a huge family business thanks to zidisha

Inventory of new clothes for men, women & children

my business has grown ever since, i have expanded the exterior of my shop to have a wide display of the clothes i sell. this achievement has also my family's life, one of my son has graduated from university and two of them i have managed to take them to college to further their studies. My utmost appreciation to you my lender EVNIPA and the entire zidisha family.

Set up a web-design and tutorial centre

With my previous loan I was able to do a lot. Now I have got an office space that is being rented out and I will be glad to put up my tutorial center there. Thanks to all my lenders for making this possible.

Repairing my leaky roof

when the loan was disbursed i decidedtohit the ground running, so iboght the materialsneededfor the construction to begin even though the actual costs have been slightly higher i am right on schedule.

Buy new photocopier, colour printer & three computers

Busy at work, thanks to generous Lenders.

Printing brochures to spread awareness of our school

Hi Jan 73,
Thank you so much for the compliment.
Well currently I will not be able to send you the brochure but as soon as they are developed I will post it on this profile.Is it ok with you?
Happy to know you would love to know more about the school.
How did you learn of my previous involvement with Sunrise of Africa Schools.I would love to know.Well we aren't affiliated with Sunrise of Africa Schools at now.They were my employer for three years(2010-2013) until they retrenched us last year 2013 dissolving the campus at Waithaka which was on a rented tin structures.From here it's where I took charge of the rented premises and progressed with running the institution with the help of 5 other people.
The students are 2 years to 15years.For more information kindly visit our young website thedreameducationcentre.wee...
Thank you

Fence a new play field and purchase a computer for my school

Dear Lenders, I'm glad to report that we managed to fence the field and set up the swimming pool and we also bought a refurbished desktop computer and printer with the loan amount I got.

We are now able to print out kids' worksheets and they can now swim once the weather becomes favorable.
Thanks to all the lenders for your generosity.

Printer and laptop to enable me work home more conveniently

I must state that currently i am living a more comfortable life thanks to Zidisha. My motivation has always been to borrow and pay on time to enable the money i am provided with circulate to other needy potential borrowers. I am confident that through the Zidisha platform, I will finally become financially stable by building an adequate business empire.

Acquiring food items for my cereals retail outlet

I love my neighborhood as all of us know each other and my customer base Is significantly drawn from my neighbors who believe in me and my abilities

Expansion of my home supplies shop

I thank the lenders and zidisha for fully funding my loan. On the arrival of my loan, as I wait for it to be disbursed, I will be able to expand my shop and make it more attractive than before. Whenever my customers ask about when I am going to start the expansion I happily tell them it will start within this week when my loan is disbursed by zidisha. I say thank you once again. In my language we say Nyeyiwaladon

To add 4 computers and speed printer to my cybercafe

Dear all Lenders,
It is a new a day for me to thank you for all this time for your great support and I salute David Henning (Client manager for Zidisha in Kenya) for his time who visited my business here in Kenya-Kisii on Jul 21, 2014. For the last two weeks my business has been doing well which was a good remarkable that yesterday I decided to accomplish on my repayments to enable me to post for my third loan which will enable me to add more computers to my business and also to come up with a waiver in my business which Most of my customers are after for. Actually thanks a lot and this is how I have used my first loan and second loan: For the first loan I added a stock to my shop, from the sales of my shop which was usually being operated by my wife I used the savings to buy three computers and I settled my cyber cafe with three computers and waited for my loan which I had applied with all hopes that it will be successful and I awaited for only three days to realize that my application of USD 311 was successful and I used the money as I promised to add two computers and Add high speed at the same time add Skype equipment to my cyber cafe of which I did indeed thanks a lot. Friday yesterday, I was done over my repayments and now I wish to apply for the third loan. Kindly am asking you all my lenders to fund it and hopefully it will go all well with my business because it is wonderfully growing.
Thank you all zidisha.
And God bless you.

Help me purchase more new computers

I am very busy in my computer room teaching my students

Money Transfers & Electronic Refills


Give my spare-parts business a boost

thank you Zidisha lenders and the entire team for the good work. i used my current loan to purchase spares e.g , metering valve s , liners and blades etc injector pump accessories. At least i dont source the spares from another shop when we get work in our garage. and that has helped maximize on the profits which has helped me in paying my rent on time and the children school fees. we are also able to start saving a significant amount of money as we prepare for our daughter who will be joining high school in 2016.

Irrigation pipes, fertililzers and pesticides for large-scale tomato farm

i have had good harvest from my tomato farm and therefore wish to reschedule my loan to clear the balance.I must admit that Zidisha family is amazing for what they did to me is beyond my words can express.It's amazing how strangers trust strangers and the only way i can honor that move is by clearing what i owe them. I am now set for a bigger project coming season and it's all because of you guys.The little you gave me has turned my income into a more stable one.Thanks to Zidisha family.God bless you abundantly

Improvement of my bee farming

am grateful to the entire zidisha team mostly lenders coz the volume of our construction ability for bio gas digesters has increased and we can finance half the construction materials for farmers

Carp-hatchery operations

this is my fishpond

To add 4 computers and speed printer to my cybercafe

Due to the wonderful increment profits in my cyber cafe I have seen it necessary to repay off my loans in time to enable me post for my third loan in time to make good plans for up coming next year so as my business will catch better. For instance in a day I used to make a profit of USD 30 but nowadays my profit is going beyond USD 49 per day which I think is good money to cater for myself and even to repay off my loans.
Thanks a lot and I hope you will understand for this good situation that has arises towards me.

For direct sales of second-hand clothes in an open market

evry day is a brand new day to my store,having in mind that this was the help of zidisha that keeps me going. what seamed like a dream to me now i live to expellience even more.i just bought a new umprella to cover my cloths from rains and strong rays of the sun.thanks to my lenders hop to fly.

Inventory for potatoes for restaurant

My husband and i are also expecting a baby,so this time i will be able to provide for my babys needs without problems thank you lenders for your amazing support.Now that i have been able to log in i will post photos in the evening...Thank you so much Zidisha

Printing brochures to spread awareness of our school

Thank you for all the wonderful photos of the students!

I would love to know more about your school! Can you share a photo of your new brochure? Are you affiliated with Sunrise of Africa schools? What ages are the students?

Computer project worth $300

Hi zidisha
thanks so far since i was able to get a job for Miss Corporate World Nakuru beauty contest

Funds to boost my farming of red onions

This is a special dedication to my lenders, I would like you to know that I spent my loan fund to construct a nice brooding house for my chicks and separated them from grownup chickens, since then I am able to raise more chicks than there before and healthy ones.
My earnings has also gone up due to increase in eggs productions, which I have used part of the funds to start a small cloths kiosk. I will be uploading a photo for these development soon for you to witness how you have assisted me to improve my livelihood.

Once again am humbled to recognize this slim opportunity that was given by my benevolent lenders, I will not let you and your effort down.


Buying new open & closed shoes for women, men & kids

hi here are some of the dreses am selling am also delivering them to pple at their homes once they call me they get my photos in facebook where i do advertiusement