A loan of $1,625 helped a member to increase her stock of clothes to sell.


Mkaratusi Group's story

Josephina Fende, age 48, is married and has four children, ages 28, 24, 22 and 10 years. She has had a shop for selling children clothes at Kariakoo for four years now. From the business she has been able to earn a monthly profit of around $306. This will be Josephina’s 5th motisha loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used previous loans to increase her capital and she has paid back the loans successfully. She hopes to obtain a loan to still increase on the stock of clothes. Josephina will share this loan with her subgroup loan of Mkaratusi group which totals five members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable in paying back the loan. In the picture, Josephina is second from the left.

In this group: Josephina, Hadija, Faraishe, Rehema, Sekele
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