A loan of $4,650 helped a member to buy two machines, one for drilling and one to plane wood.

Mti-Pesa Group's story

Amri K., age 32, is married and has a daughter of 3 years. He has been a carpenter for 4 years now. He works from 7am to 6pm daily and he is able to make monthly profits of about $41.

This will be Amri’s 2nd loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loan to buy wood for his carpentry business and has paid this loan back successfully. He hopes to receive a loan to buy a machine to drill and plane wood.

Amri will share this loan with his loan Group, Mti -Pesa, which totals 24 members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable in paying back the loan.

In the picture, Amri is second from the right, in the back row wearing a grey t-shirt

In this group: Amri, Fatuma, Mwajuma, Hamida, Mauwa, Saidi, Dirisa, Nezia, Mashaka, Abdulmajid, Ally, Mayasa, Regina, Wilfred, Rajabu, Nassoro, Hidaya, Juma, Salama, Hemedi, Yusufu, Sauda, Mwajuma, Diana

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