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Grow my cosmetics business

Thank you very much for the last loan, I was actually sick and needed money for medication. You actually gave me a loan and I was able to get treatment I am now ok

Chicken replenishment

I have started a poultry farming business in which I was able to start with only 4 local birds. Now they are 10 birds. I plan on upscaling the number to 1000 which will be the maximum capacity.

Rental premises for my cereals business

Hello Zidisha,

Thank you for supporting my small-scale cereals business. Thank you for helping me secure rental premises from which to carry out y trade. I am very grateful to all of you. Thank you very much. I am excited to walk the next phase of my business together with you.


Medication purchase

This loan has boosted my medical Bill's now am able to purchase medications I would have not managed to do so without this loan


Catering business

Hi Elsy! I am so encouraged by your ambition to start a catering business. I look forward to following along to see how it goes for you, and will pray for your success. God bless you!

Computer power backup

I will buy a generator to help with my business during power blackouts.

Honey centrifugal machine

With this loan loan I will purchase 5 beehives at a cost of 5000/50USD. This will increase my revenue once they are colonised. Thanks so much for your support.

Hospital construction project

EDEM!!! I haven't been on Zidisha in ages! How've you been? It was such a nice surprise to log in & see your new loan project :-) Congratulations, building a hospital is such a great thing to be a part of :-) How'd the laundry business go, did that Google Maps thing ever end up making much of a difference? Did it manage to make a recovery after covid eased up, or the impact was too great? So sorry about that by the way, covid couldn't have made things easy... But I tip my hat to you, you're always so good at diversifying; the pineapple farm looked great! & Hiring out your concrete mixer sounded like a great idea :-)

Really hope life is making you smile man - Emma

Publishing educational books and videos

Hamjambo ! Its been a while. I hope you are well. I am working on a follow up book after 'Sema hapana kwa vijidudu' . I changed the title a bit to ' Sema hapana kwa ukataji miti'. This is part of building my profile. Attached is the cover page

To buy a reception desk computer for my company

Hello... Thanks for to your support. I received my loan fully. Yesterday i bought my long awaited device (Digital voltmeter/multimeter) and immediately after getting to the office we got a job that required its use.. Its perfect and i can't stop appreciating for your support. This has also enabled me to pay partial amount to of the loan.

Purchase of dad's oxygen concentrator

My loan is fully funded,

I appreciate your kind support.

I hadn't read your comment LJ and wish you can repost it. My father referred to here is my "father-in-law" who stays with me. My biology father died on 10/7/2010. Just to clarify that.

I'm so grateful to all the community for your support. You're all great!

Cottages renovation

I intend to renovate my cottages by painting both exterior and interior so the money you have lend me will be used to purchase high quality paint for both indoor and out door and for paying for the labour of work done.

Thank you so much for your kind heart I am truly grateful and may God remember each one of you on your time of need.

Cottages renovation

I used my completed loan to furnish my dining area by adding more tables and chairs to accommodate more people, the dinning table is a 8 seater which is very suitable for big families they now sit together when having meals, previously we had small tables that accommodated 2 and 3 people, I also bought a 5 seater dining table and still used the other 2 and 3 seaters for couples and for individuals. The last thing I did i put a concrete pavement around my compound which costed $ 1000, my compound looks really beautiful with the nice flowers and trees that makes the place look even better. A big thank you for all who helped me in achieving this by sending your finances I am truly grateful to y'all and to Zidisha may you live long.

Antonio poultry farm

Thankyou to the lenders and backers .I want to take this opportunity to proudly announce how zidisha has helped me expand my poultry farming bussines.. from the first day of joining zidisha

Stock for school supply shop

Zidisha loan is of great help in this tough economic times, it makes the every day burdens like paying school fees and stock additions lighter. One one for the team is thank you, indeed i am greatfull



Hello,its been tough period especially with covid pandemic. Since then nothing has ever been the same,business shutting down and inflation on our neck but we managed to come out victorious. My poultry farm has been doing well and now I have also manage to start rabbits farming

Dairy farming

Dear lenders, it been long looking for my dairy cow. But today I was able to buy cow at a cost of kshs 60,000.she is producing 3 litre and she is 5 month pregnant. Hope in few months will be able to produce more milk. Now I will be able sell one half litre at a cost of kshs 45 per litre and will able repay the loan an also remain with some milk for family use.

Publishing educational books and videos

Hi good people, still working on the next book a series " Sema hapana kwa jangwa" or say no to desert /deforestation. This will boost my profile which I am working on. No sales this month from the book .. am unknown

Insurance premiums policy

greetings my lenders how have you been? this is what I use to do business of transportation and am happy u have been keeping me in prayers

Buying organic fertilizer, pesticides & herbicides

With the funds am raising from this Zidisha loan, I would to buy organic fertilizer, pesticides and herbicides for vegetable farming to get rid of worms attacking the vegetables and other farming inputs to help me in developing my vegetable gardens to have a good harvest. Therefore I will be able to grow more crops for sell and earn more profits. Am anticipating my profits to increase from 4000 ZMW to 8000 ZMW.
Thank you so much my lenders for your support and efforts for funding my loan. God bless you

Cottages renovation

OMG..... This calls for coffee and blueberry muffins....I have completed my loan payment I am so grateful to God for enabling me,it was a tough journey COVID-19 messed up with my business but nothing lasts forever I am now back on my feet and doing better. hope Zidisha will lend me more money.

Add items to my provisions shop

Thank you all for supporting my dream . This loan will help me add some few items to my shop.

Honey centrifugal machine

The loan i have just finished repaying was of great help to me because assisted me secure my apiary. I have no problem with any intruders coming to harm my beehives.

Buying painting materials

Hello, i would like to thank my backers once for the loan they offered me;it made me finish my painting on time and i made a good profit which boost my side business

Buy cooking utensils to prepare food to sell

Thanks so much for assisting me. Am so glad you have assisted me.
Thanks so much for helping me
God bless you for helping me.
Thanks so much

Purchase of inventory

I purchased inventory for my shop and that investment had increased my earnings from 5% to 7% after tax.I have used the earnings to reinvest back into the business to make more money.I have been able to help people in my community by doing social responsibility for them.

Introduction of mushroom farming

Special gratitude to Wairimu Gathii for your generosity and belief in my project.I will now effortlessly use the funds to obtain 2 kilos of mushroom spawn as part of an ambitious project i have embarked on to supplement income generation streams.Thank you and be blessed

Mobile money business

Zidisha loan has helped my business in the past years. I've experienced a lot of business growth due to the benefits of this amazing community.

To help pay for machine maintenance, fabrics and supplies

I paid my electricity bill from the money I received and my business is making progress

Goods for my cosmetics and grocery shop

Thank you all my lenders and members of Zidisha community for helping me, this loan will help purchase additional stocks for my grocery shop which in turn will help make profit. i really appreciate all of you.


The loan was a game changer.My merchandise business has been expanded by addition of more stocks and ultimately am looking to expand my branch network and hire more staff.That way I shall benefit the community through employment creation which in turn improves the life of families

Community testing of blood pressure and blood sugar

Dear Zidisha family. Thank you all for your support in the project. Now am ready to serve my community in a much better way than before. Am looking forward to partner with you more often. Thank you.
Robert Muga
Roblynnes Pharmacy Ltd

Repair my fuel pump

Thanks so much for helping me. Am very thankful . I have been able to repair my fuel pump with the addition of money to it.
Thank you so much fir helping me

Mtumba second hand clothes

Since I increased my stock my sales have increased from an average of 1500 daily to 2500 daily.
Now i am able to repay the loan and provide for my family comfortably without any struggle
I really appreciate all of you who funded my project

To help pay for machine maintenance, fabrics and supplies

With this loan it really helps me to pay my electricity bill. It will help to avoid cutting of my light. God bless all my backers

Transportation for livestock and crop farming

To everyone who has helped to fund my project, I thank you so much.
Blessings to all of you and I pray for your success in life.

This contribution is going to help me work on my farm. I will buy some
fencing net as well as do some clearing of the land and prepare some
area for for coconut planting.

Thanks to all of you again for your help and this helps me to continue
hoping for my goal of improving my fowls and crops farm while aiming
to buy a vehicle to serve the farming community.

Nicholas Sarkodee

Additional tractor for hauling sugarcane for farmers to the factory

The tractor currently loading cane from farmers land to the Sugar factory.The tractor is of high demand in the area and hence the need to additional one for faster carriage.

To put toward buying fertilizer for my farm work

Thanks so much for assisting me . Am very glad that I have been lended to.
The money has really assisted me in buying part of the fertiliser. Thanks yo all my lenders

New phone models for my shop

Wishing you the best of luck in your business

Venturing into second-hand baby clothes

Hey everyone..thank you so much for funding my loan.
The loan will help me to buy a phone for easier comminication and also enable me to take clear photos .
Stay blessed

Payment for online course for myself

Thank you for funding my loan it will go a long way in learning the right skills for my business

Hospital bills

Thank you very much Lillian, Mesuna and Japheth for your help i know covid makes things difficult but you push yourself out and help me get this amount of money, my God help you and open many doors to your business. I am going to pay the balance of school fees for my 2 kids. Once again thank you guys so much and also Zidisha through your help to get this loan, i promise to pay back in time. Thank you

Marketing for my web-design business

I used my previous loan to get some online marketing content created for my website business. Thank you.

To put toward buying a sewing machine & fabric/materials

I will buy a new industrial sewing machine and more fabric materials as this will benefit to meet demand from my customers especially on school uniforms and dressing making from the customer and in addition I also want to build a new shop to be operating in as where iam is not conducive especially during rain season and expecting my profits to grow from 1800 ZMW to 3000 ZMW.
Thank you so much my lender for your awesome support.

South cee hardware

Again I will like to say thank you so much team for your support You really gave me the hope that was going down. I really thank you so much because now am growing to another level by time. Thank you for your kindness and keep on supporting the small business people like me. Again thank you so much.

To put toward more stock for my provisions shop

Thankyou very much my lenders. I appreciate your contributions towards me. I will use the money diligently to add more stock. Thanks once more

To clear school fees for my daughter

Hello zidisha team, I just opened my email and I got in My inbox the good news that My loan has been fully funded.
From My thank you so much My fellow brothers who have worked hard to bring things together, May God bless you again and again.
*The money will be used next week when school reopen to buy learning materials and payment of school for My daughters.. blessing And precious.

Business expansion

Thanks for another opportunity to fund my project. The monies will be used to continue restocking my small shop and a little bit to get my two children back to school. This will help me to continue making cash flow in my business. Once again thank you for your continuous support.

Publishing educational books and videos

Hamjambo good people - I received the funds (18,088 shillings). Embarked on writing the second book on Amazon. As the library was closed I had to find another venue to do the work. this cost a 14,000 shillings paid on the first of this month. Thanks again for making this happen

Paying for my CPA exams

Hello zidisha team,I am jubilated with your overwhelming funding,I lack words to express how am feeling right now,I knew zidisha team is my family,and wouldn't let me down,thank you zidisha team,may God continue blessing you abundantly so that you can continue empowering young entrepreneurs.
The funds as soon as I receive am going to pay for my exams which will cost me approximately 190 dollars,the remaining amount am going to input in my business which is currently doing well.
Once again may God repay you for what you doing in changing lives.may the whole zidisha team be blessed with long life and good health.