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Purchasing a play station gaming console

My loan of Ksh.1666 was well recieved and promptly infact.Thank you Paul Buchheit my lender,thank you Zidisha for this wonderful platform.
With the loan,i bought the beautiful piece of fabric on the right of this image and used it to make the exotic bag on the left.I have already sold 3 of these bags from the same fabric,food is on the table and am also looking forward to start repaying my loan.Zidisha is a God sent platform to me and my business.Looking forward to more interaction,to help grow my business in time.

Vegetable farming

Many thanks to all lenders that made this loan a reality, I am most grateful. This will help me to greatly expand my vegetable cropping for greater profit. Thank you

Making doors, windows, etc., from aluminum

My lenders you all have really been helpful, the loan was of a great aid to me, thanks so much

Selling second-hand clothes

I will use this to buy second hand clothes and it will help me to increase my sales. Thank you so much

Selling apparel

My heartfelt gratitude for believing in me. I promise to make good use of the funds and repay in good time.

Installing irrigation in my farm

This is part of the project as a result of the previous loan that I received.


Vegetable farming

Hi Mhlangeni - sounds like you have a solid idea and plan to use the loan to expand, increase sales, profit and pay back the loan. Happy to support you for all that remains outstanding on the loan. Hope you can make the payments on time and the harvest is good. Take care, Erik

Inventory of plumbing materials for sale

This loan will be use purposely to buy plumbing materials for sales. This will help me to increase my sales and profits. Thank you you so much lenders especially @Paul Bucheit, @Vratik,@Markthemormon, @Thijs, are so wonderful. Thank you for your support.

Buying of goods

Hello lenders, I received 32,300 for my current loan on zidisha which I used to solve immediate need for my business. Thank you lenders for the loan and for being a consistent support system for my business and me. Thank you zidisha for the platform..

Vegetable farming

The previous loan disbursed was used to expand my vegetable garden as I managed to grow Okra which is used to make a local delight called 'delele'. The product is affordable and is on high demand and the expansion of has allowed us to increase our market and generate more revenue.

Buying fashion clothing

I want to thank all my lenders who has contributed one way or the other to see that my business grows.the business is picking up and will like to expand soon by getting a shop,this way I can also employ individuals and help with employment.
Thanks a lot.

Fixing a motor

Thank u very much for funding my loan.I received K763 which will enable me to buy two bags of groundnuts for resale.
Iam very grateful for your generous support.

Hand-washing station for our school

The perimeter fence.

Selling second-hand clothes

I thank you so much lenders for your support. Sales has been very good since last week and I have been able to repay all my arrears. Thank you so much for your support

Inventory financing

Previous loans have been very useful towards supporting working capital needs of my small business. In the current environment, this support is more crucial. Thank you so much.

Buying more fabrics

Thank you very much for the loan it really helped me acquire the fabrics
Below are the pics of the fabrics and the outcome after sowing
Please am pleading if you can send me a higher amount so I can get more fabrics and sow and sell them because the orders are slow in coming but selling them after sowing will help me more, please

Expanding spa business to include nail services

Hello lenders, i was able to increase the stock i need for my shop and this has really helped my business grow. Thank you for your support and God bless you.

Adding selling beauty products in my salon

Thank you tycho, Zach & Mihir for assisting me with this loan.
I will use it to buy products for the salon & Barber Shop and this will enable me provide service to more clients.
Thank you so much

Sewing machine and materials for making face-masks

thank you lenders for fully funding my loan that loan will be much help for my business this loan will help me purchase face mask and sanitizers that well help me progress wit my business


I wish you blessings and prosperity. Good luck!

Expand my produce sales

The business is doing better ,my customers have increased with 5% and I make more sales a day
My profit has moved to 10.5% and am so grateful

Producing soap, lotion & perfume

Thanks thanks and thanks to you all, I really appreciate!

Vehicle for transporting farm produce to market

I received a loan of a hundred and ten thousand, two hundred and thirty naira only from Zidisha on 1st July, 2020. I will add this loan sum to my savings to enable me purchase a tricycle truck to assist me in my farm produce business. I really appreciate my lenders and wish them well in all their endeavors. Thank you. ADEREMI JAMES

Customs duty for imported goods

Thanks very much for the loan. I will use this money to help me pay for the import duties on my new goods arriving.
This is help me to remain unique in the suply of best clothes to my customers
thanks zidisha team, thanks my lenders

Grocery shop

Hi lenders, I just want to inform you that sales is good and am even trying to make full payment earlier than the maturity date. Thanks very to my lenders . I appreciate you all.

Wholesale & retail grocery items and supplies

I just logged in now and saw my loan funding at 90% and tears of joy just rolled down my cheeks, because these are people that don't know me, neither come from same country as mine, but they are determined to see me progress in life despite this hard times, thank you so very much my lenders, from the depth of my heart I say thank you, God will bless and enrich your lives, I promise nerve to let you, my lenders down, I promise to stay faithful in paying back my loan. Please my lenders make it fully funded for me. Team zidisha thumbs up for you!

Buying of materials for making sandals and slippers

I received an amount of 243ghs and this will help me to buy more of the materials for my shoemaker of sandals and slippers. Thank you so much for your support.

Buying a commercial 3-in-1 printer

I received KES 60,891.00
I will use it to buy high speed desktops to increase efficiency. My thanks goes to all my Lenders for entrusting and supporting me with their money.

Loan for art

I was able to deliver the commissioned artwork to my client a week earlier thanks to the loan I received from my lenders. This also enabled me to repay my loan earlier than the scheduled time.

Add computers to my cybercafé

I was able to buy stationery and some compter accessories with the loan that I received last. I do appreciate that you gave me the loan.

Growing grains and cereals

My best is yet to come. This business of farming is about to release a sling with the help of my lenders here. Thanks for the help

Farming and selling vegetables

Ohh i am very very happy it really helped my life, now things have began to changed im grateful

Computer repair and maintenance

I will use the loan to buy updated Antivirus software.
The software will help to update the machine (Computer) used for online learning.
I want to take this opportunity to thank Paul Buchheit for the support, it will help me alot.

Human hair wigs import

Dear Lenders,

Many thanks for supporting my business. I would request for an adjustment downwards till business resumes after covid-19.

i sincerely appreciate your patience.

Yours Faithfully,

Joan Ngugi.

Business selling small household appliances

this loan will boost my business a lot i will be able to increase the appliances at my shop. thanks to all my lenders for making this possible

Music coaching

Thank you so much!

Selling arrowroots, yams, cassava, etc., in Nairobi

I am eternally grateful for the Zidisha platform and the lenders who have invested in my business. While the business environment in Kenya has been a bit sluggish even more so with Covid -19 realities. Being in the food business has provided a lot of opportunities for growth which I intend to capitilise on. Am looking to scale the business into wholesale and seeking corporate clients where I will hit bigger volumes,

Hand washing equipment for pharmacy

Will buy hand washing equipment for my shop,this will help protect myself and others during this pandemic. Im very grateful

Fixing a motor

Thank you very much Donald Major,TomF925,Bing-Shu Pan and Liz for financing my loan.I will definitely get back to you on how this loan will be of help.Thanks once more.

Buying a commercial 3-in-1 printer

Thank you for your motivation. Be blessed too.

Fabric for making clothing

My sincere gratitude to my lenders and zidisha,you guys are simply awesome. The loan was very helpful as usual. I used the loan to add with what I had to get a fabric for a client in Canada. It really helped me in meeting up with deadline. Once again thank you.

Sewing machine and materials for making face-masks

thanks Margaret for you support good times always


Buying a commercial 3-in-1 printer

Good luck in your business Wilberforce!

Transportation of my watermelon

Thank you zidisha for accepting my loan and for funding me as soon as the loan is disbursed in my account I will use it to buy fertilizer for my watermelon and this will help me to improve the yield of my crop because the fertilizer will be applied on time. Thanks once more.

Selling electronics & repairing phones

Hello Gammon family thank you for the loan . I'll use it to add float on my mpesa mobile money transfer services and it will help me earn more commission thank you and be blessed.

Buying of materials for making sandals and slippers

Hello lenders, thank God all my sandals I have in stock have been been bought just this morning. Thank you so much zidisha. Thank you my lenders


Door-to-door food delivery

Good luck!

Selling second-hand clothes

The amount of 506 GHS has been received and I used in purchasing more clothes sales and it will help me repay on time so as to get my next loan thank you

Supplying buildings materials and home appliances

I will buy (1.) 4# lock set. ( 2) 5# cartons each of wall and floor tiles/ (3) 4# drums of emulsion paints.
It will help improve my business.
Thanks to our Lenders and entire Zidisha family for this great assistance. I love Zidisha.

Selling face masks & cosmetics

I never thought selling Nose Masks and sanitizers in my cosmetics shop and road side will let me get more customers,i used the loan to buy more Nose Masks and sanitizers to customers to sell in the traffic and road side because,people normally forget their Nose Masks and sanitizers at home and some Nose Masks are disposable and need to be changed so I need your help.
I can see some little improvements as I added Nose Masks and sanitizers
Thank you.