Help Esther Start a Poultry Business
Esther Adhiambo Okoth is a mother of 4 children. Her husband, Kepher used to have a good government job but has not been able to work since his stroke in 2003. Kepher is in poor health and struggles to move around on his own.
It is up to Esther to provide for her family and she hopes to see her children go on to higher education.
Esther's Business Plan
Esther is requesting a loan of $1711 U.S.
Esther wants to start a poultry business offering eggs and meat to her community She has experience keeping poultry and has kept up to 35 hens at a time.
Esther would like to start her business with 200 chickens. She plans to get 50 chickens a month for the first 4 months and will be able to sell eggs within 4 months. After the initial costs of chickens, a poultry house and water tank Esther will be able to maintain the numbers since one hen can have up to 12 chicks which mature for meat within 6 months.
Esther aims to build and keep consistent customers by:
-Having eggs and meat consistently available
-Providing healthy white meat free from chemicals
-Proximity to her community
-Informing the local schools and marketing in the areas hotels
Paying the loan forward:
After a 6 month grace period Esther intends to make monthly installments of $72 to the groups bank account. Once her loan is paid back in full it will be paid forward to another family in need.
Breakdown of her Costs
$ 536 In Raw Materials to Build The Poultry House
iron sheets, chicken wire, mesh, cement, poles, nails, wheelbarrow, labor
$526 For Water Tank Installation
3000 liter tank, cement, gutters, clamps, connectors, pvc pipe
$577 for Operational Costs
transport, hens, salary, feed, vaccines
$72 In Additional Cost:
professional consultation and miscellaneous costs
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Amount Given So Far: $ 580