A loan of $4,525 helped a member to buy a weighing machine so she can start selling sugar, rice and wheat flour.


Mtama Kulanga Group's story

Tatu M. is a widow with two children, aged 14 and 10. She has a business selling vegetables, fruits, water, juice, cooking oil and paraffin. She has been in this business for six months now, and works from 8 am until 8 pm every day. Tatu manages to make a monthly profit of around $91. She hopes for a loan to buy a weighing machine so she can start selling sugar, wheat flour and rice. This will be her first loan from Tujijenge Tanzania.

Tatu will share this loan with her loan group, Mtama Kulanga,. The group has 18 members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable for paying back their loans. In the picture, Tatu is in the first row, third from the left, in the corner wearing a head cover.

In this group: Tatu, Mohamed, Somoe, Mariam, Masonzo, Rosemary, Aron, Elizabeth, Gabriel, Mwela, Gabriel, Oresta, Muhele, Daniel, Amosi, Julius, Mwita, Wairanga



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