A loan of $2,200 helped a member to buy a deep freezer.


Ruvuma Group's story

Paulo M. is single and in his late twenties. He has been selling pork for about two years. He works from 11am to 10pm and he is able to make a good monthly profit.

This will be Paulo’s second loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loan to increase the pork stock and has paid back his loan successfully. He will use this loan to buy a deep freezer. Paulo’s dream is to open more pork shops in different areas.

Paulo will share this loan with his loan group, Ruvuma, which totals 15 members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable in paying back the loan. In the picture, Paulo is 1st on the left standing.

In this group: Paulo, Mwajuma, Stella, Salma, Husna, Anna, Fatma, Sauli, Sikitu, Hadija, Yusuph, Betha, Aisha, Dololosa, Habiba
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