Business:Fruits & Vegetables Vendor.
Location: Posta Market, Molo.
Years in Operation: 9 Years.
Amount needed: $200.
Cynthia Nyambura is a very hardworking and determined lady who puts all the necessary thought and effort in her entrepreneurial ventures. The vegetables and fruits vendor is also a poultry farmer back home keeping chicks till they mature to sell them at her farm gate and at other times dependent on the numbers, at the market.
Her fruits and vegetable stall has a wide array of fruits that are very fast moving for the demand for them is always high . She also stocks fresh vegetables from farmers in Molo. She makes a point to always stock fruits that are in demand the distance she has to cover to get them notwithstanding. She orders supplies from as far as Nairobi especially fruits that are not locally grown in Molo, like apples.
The dotting mother of two school going children is focused on making profits by meeting the demand of her customers and treating them well in order to retain them. She has also maintained the same spot at Posta market for the whole period she has been in business and many customers identify with the spot.Th earnings from her business as well as those from her husband’s small holder electronics shop combined are what enable them to raise their children, pay their school fees and also provide for all their basic needs.
She has taken loans from many micro finance institutions but none she says gave her the friendly terms that Moto Hope Micro Lending gives her nor the very low interest rates. Being a a staunch christian, she was also won over by Moto Hope’s christian foundation and feels most at home with MHML. She is seeking $200 from MHML to boost her fruits business as well as buy improved quality eggs for her hens to roost.