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A loan of $4,875 helped a member cement and water inventory.

Subira Group's story

Mwahija Yosuph is in her mid-forties, and is married with four children. She is engaged in the sale — wholesale and retail — of cement, water, juice, and corn husks which are used as chicken feed. Mwahija has been selling these products for the past seven years, and works daily between 7:30 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. The business earns Mwahija a good monthly profit.

This will be Mwahija's fourth Motisha loan with Tujijenge Tanzania. 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. Her previous loans were used to increase her business — loans which she has successfully repaid. Mwahija aims to use this loan to buy more cement and water.

Mwahija will share this loan with her loan group Subira, which has thirteen members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable for repaying the loans.

In the picture, Mwahija is wearing red and black, in the back row.

In this group: Mwahija, Subira, Kisuguru, John*, Marry, Dorine, Theresa, Nashidia, Sikiyua, Bora, Modesta, Mariam, Hidaya
*not pictured

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