Dec 13, 2014
Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
J'ai fait un tours au bosquet
Abura Dunkwa C/r, Ghana
First of all i will want to express my gratitude to Zidisha for such a platform. and to Swendl i am grateful for the help in terms of the funding. i am so elated. i could not believe it when i received the message that you have funded 100% of my loan. words alone would not be enough to convey my gratitude but surely God bless you. i am hitting the grounds running right away and i will do all i can to maintain my financial integrity. ones again ,i am grateful....
And a merry Xmas to yourself, your wife and newborns.
I am happy to hear that having access to funds is making life a little easier.
All the best.
Dec 12, 2014
Dear lenders, I am delighted to let all know of how I have benefited from the loan that I have just completed repaying. As an online worker, I always wanted to own a personal computer and thanks to Zidisha and the lenders I was able to see it happen. Working from cyber cafes was always hectic since the costs were quite high as well as inconveniencing. Since purchasing the personal comp with help from zidisha lenders, I have enjoyed better profits as well as convenience in that I can work from my residence at any time including the night. I have also been of help to aspiring online workers who have often enquired what online working is all about, all thanks to the P.C I purchased with Zidisha's assistance. Unemployment in Kenya, being a developing country is real, but with online jobs which include transcription and writing, I have been able to rise above the menace into self reliance. I don't have enough words to thank the lenders who risk their hard earned money to assist people in the third world venture into business, without forgetting the affordably low interest rates.
Going forward, I have been saving some little money monthly, with which I anticipate to venture wider in online work by purchasing more P.Cs, and above all create employment for more. I look forward to it and I believe lenders will chip in to assist, and in turn I'll faithfully repay.
Dec 11, 2014
Utawala M.c Shopping Center, Kenya
Hi people,My name is Zoey Akinyi Ochieng, Akinyi means being born during wee hours in the morning, a male would be called Okinyi. Ochieng is my Dad"s name meaning being born at around sunrise in the morning,the female would be called Achieng(check out my Mums second name)In my Luo tribe culture demanded that children were named according to the time of the day,seasons(be it planting or harvesting)or any political activity that might be taking place during that time(like Independence,would be called Uhuru)as for Zoey ,mum tells me that she watched a movie while pregnant with me and the kid who starred in that movie was called zoey mmmmmh, that is a story for another day,however.I would really thank all Lenders who had faith in my mum"s loan and bidded for it,take from us that your loan will be paid in time as i know that she is a person of high moral standards and integrity,consider your loans fully paid and hopefully she would apply for bigger loans and you will be there to support her!in case i don't get permission to post another comment,I wish to take this earliest opportunity to wish each one of you a Merry Xmas and A Happy New Yeaar...
christmas is just around the corner,and as a family we have our tradition of making a very big christmas tree,then each member of the family is given a portion to decorate and as you decorate it you are expected to sing at least 3christmas Carrol as the others listen and of course on 24th eve we visit some of the widows and orphans in the neighborhood with some food items and donate clothes that both Robert and zoey have outgrown.kindly share with us how you spend this last days to Christmas or if you even believe in Christmas day.
After the last loan, i was able to buy dairy concentrates in bulk. That way I was assured of good quality feed resulting in increased milk production.
The increased milk production resulted in more income from milk sale and subsequently more savings. I have been able to buy an heifer calf from the proceeds and increased my herd.
Attached is a picture of the dairy concentrates bought from the last loan financing.
Thank you Zidisha team.
Dec 10, 2014
These are card readers and pen drives that supports both smart phones and PC's. The pen drives were 20 pieces and the card readers were 30 pieces. For the pen drives, as am writing now it's finished.
these are some of the things i bought with the loan
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!!
Kangoji Village, Kenya
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.
this the machine that i bought it is working so nice thanks
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.
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.
Dec 9, 2014
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
Kaani Village, Kenya
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 photos.you can also see the resting position being constructed to set the tanks ready for water harvesting.
Thank You so much Samuel. I'll need a laptop cover next week. Your hardwork too is impressive
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.
Nairobi Umoja Estate, Kenya
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.
Kaani Village Machakos County Machakos City, Kenya
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.
Dec 8, 2014
Lanet Centre, Kenya
what a surprise,my daughter is starting to make walking steps.am so happy for her.
thank you zidisha i was able to buy a horse and comp for my jet.and some braids.am able to serve my customers well.my earnings have increased by 2.14 dollars daily.am glad thanks
thank you kylie for lending me ,my shop is doing pretty fine.
Nakuru Town, Kenya
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
Dec 7, 2014
For everyone who funded my loan, be Blessed. I am so happy. God Bless you
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.
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.
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!
Nairobi- Ongata Rongai, Kenya
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.
MERRY XMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR 2015
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.
Nakuru East, Kenya
My business is doing well and am hoping to join college soon.i will let you know
Fatoumata Marie Eulalie Traore
Dec 6, 2014
Good morning, here you'll find some pictures of the items I sell
Bonjour et merci de retrouver ci dessous quelques images de mes articles que je commercialise.
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).
Emmanuel Agyapong Boakye
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.
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.
my melon structure
Dec 5, 2014
Mumias Town, Kenya
Raining heavily this week
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.
Sungguminasa, Gowa, Indonesia
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
Kisii Town, Bomwada, Kenya
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
Dec 4, 2014
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.
Dec 3, 2014
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
Dec 2, 2014
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!
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
Kinoo Nairobi, Kenya
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.
Kinyanjui Rd Riruta, Kenya
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.
Chuka Town, Kenya
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.
Dec 1, 2014
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
Busia County, Kenya
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.
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