A loan of $2,975 helped a member to increase capital to buy more fruit and vegetables.

Lotus Group's story

Jacob M., aged 35, is single with one son of 5 years. He has had a table top business, selling vegetables and fruit, for four years now. He works from 6 am to 9 pm daily and he is able to earn a monthly profit of about $75.

This will be Jacob’s first loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He wants to increase his capital so that he can buy more vegetables and fruit.

Jacob will share this loan with his group Lotus. The group has 18 members. They will hold each other accountable in paying back their loans. In the picture Jacob is seated in front, first on the left.

In this group: Jacob, Helena, Lute, Salma, Pricila, Salma, Stella, Hamed, Bahati*, Amina, Hawa, Peter, Zuhura, Nuni, Anna, Patrick, Sarafina, Andrea
*not pictured

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