We’re not just about spreading the wealth — we’re all about spreading friendship, too. That’s why we make it easy for lenders and entrepreneurs to communicate directly with each other throughout the duration of their loans and beyond. Scroll down to see ambition in action!

Alice Mbonde     Oct 22, 2014

Thanks JillV for acknowledging my effort. The loan has improved my business drastically after buying the new hair drier. I am very grateful for your support. These are two photos - the drier and the me working on a client.

Equip and stock my salon
Mombasa, Kenya

Divican Tochi     Oct 22, 2014

Dear all ( Zidisha Lenders,Zidisha staff and Zidisha volunteers),
Let me take this time to thank all of you for this great support you have given me. Lenders you have finally done it to fund my loan to 100%. Indeed this is is my third loan which have qualified for. We have come from very far with you my first loan was USD 50, second loan was USD 311 and now USD 485. for the first loan and second loan I have been using them very well and I hope also to use this third loan the same.

To add 4 computers and speed printer to my cybercafe
Kisii, Kenya

James Wambugu     Oct 22, 2014

Workers putting up the fence.

Loan to expand my motorbike business
Ndenderu, Kenya

James Wambugu     Oct 22, 2014

The chicken roaming freely in the compound

Loan to expand my motorbike business
Ndenderu, Kenya

James Wambugu     Oct 22, 2014

One side of the completed fence

Loan to expand my motorbike business
Ndenderu, Kenya

James Wambugu     Oct 22, 2014

Good morning lenders,
I have finally managed to get the photos of the perimeter fence that i put up using the loans you gave me. I will forever be grateful for your help.
Now my chicken can roam the compound without fear of interfering with my neighbors' garden.
Am uploading the photos in afew.

Loan to expand my motorbike business
Ndenderu, Kenya

Benjamin Peters     Oct 21, 2014

Trying to get some attention to your project here. Not sure if I'll succeed, I'm just a little voice on the internet. Hope it comes together for you.

Rental playstation 2 dan 3 dan service stik
Taluk Kuantan, Indonesia

Erico Onyango Jayie     Oct 21, 2014

Thanks so much lenders. I am so humbled by your kind gesture to support.Once again thank you and welcome for A piece of water melon anytime you visit Kenya between December and January

Help me build temporary green house for tomatoes
Bugengi Busia County, Kenya

Henry Muya     Oct 21, 2014

I thank you all the lenders for trusting me with your money,after you gave me the funds my sales have increased due to the fact that most of my customers are getting all the products they want unlike when i didn't have the funds. Am looking forward to expanding my business more and more.
My God bless you all.

Selling second-hand clothing
Mombasa, Kenya

Michelle     Oct 21, 2014

Hi Carolyne,
Im so glad to hear that you got the loan! This is my first time lending on Zidisha. I chose your business because you seem like a smart business woman who knows your customers and what services they need at different times of the year. Best wishes and please let me know how you go!
Kind regards,

Increase inventory for clothing retail business
Ngarariga Town, Kenya