A loan of $2,425 helped a member to start seling chips from 5pm up to morning.


Kariakoo Group's story

Mwana Asha L., age 40, is single and has one 17-year-old son. She lives with her parents. She sells food like tea with snacks in the morning and lunch at Kariakoo place in the city. She has been in this business for ten years now. She works from 5am to 5pm daily and she is able to earn a monthly profit of around $473.

This will be Mwana’s 6th loan and her 1st Motisha loan. A Motisha loan is a product offered by Tujijenge Tanzania that allows borrowers with good credit ratings to pay back their original loans faster and receive extra money before their original loan term has ended at Tujijenge Tanzania. She hopes for a loan to start selling chips from 5pm to morning. Mwana will share this loan with her loan group, Kariakoo, which totals seven members. The members of the group hold each other accountable in paying back the loan.

In the picture, Mwana is at the far right.

In this group: Mwama-Asha, Zacharia, Hamisa, Tatu, Shojea, Asha, Rehema
*not pictured



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