A loan of $4,375 helped a member to start a greengrocery.

Mungu Tubaliki Group's story

Antonia K. is 52 years old, is widowed and has six children. Since 1986 she has been managing her own butcher shop from where she sells meat and chicken. Additionally she expanded the business to feed and grow her own chickens. Antonia works fifteen hours a day and currently earns 750,000 Tanzanian shillings a month (approx. 560 USD).

This will be Antonia’s tenth loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. With the previous loans she grew her chicken business and she hopes to obtain this loan to open a small greengrocery.

Antonia will share this loan with her loan group comprised of fourteen other men and women from her community. The members of the group will hold each other accountable in paying back the loan.

In the photo, Antonia is seated in the center of the first row and is wearing a white T-shirt and white pants.

In this group: Antonia, Jonce, Pili, Ester, Sakina, Asha, Mtumwa, Elvina*, Agness, Evarist, Barnabas, Anna, Merri, Akirwa*, Sakina

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