A loan of $3,450 helped a member to buy 400,000 chicks.

Kivule Group's story

Gikaro C., aged 38, is married with 4 children, aged 13, 10, 7 and 3. He has had a poultry business now for 3 years. He works from 8am to 6pm daily and he is able to make a monthly profit of about $268.

This will be Gikaro’s 2nd loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loan to buy chicken feed and medicines. He has successfully paid back the loan. He hopes for a loan to buy 400,000 chicks.

Gikaro will share this loan with his loan group, Kivule, which totals 20 members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable in paying back the loan.

In the picture Gikaro is second from left, front row, in a white shirt.

In this group: Gikoaro, Chacha, Mugita, Joseph, Esther, James, Martha, Saduna, Naomi, Mery, Sharifa, Sophia, Agness, Stella, Mwajuma, Amina, Rehema, Arafa, Mbondo, Fatuma

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