A loan of $4,875 helped a member to open a fruit and vegetable business.

Kipekera Group's story

M. M. is in his early twenties and is single with no children. He has owned a charcoal business for one year. He works from 6.00am to 6.00pm daily and is able to earn a good monthly profit.

This will be M.'s second loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used his first loan to increase his charcoal stock and has paid back this loan successfully. He hopes to obtain a new loan with which he will use to open a fruit and vegetable business. His dream is to buy land on which to build his own home.

M. will share his loan with his loan group K., which has a total of 18 members. The members of the group will help each other to pay back the loan.

In the photo, M. is in front wearing a green T-shirt.

In this group: Mussa, Omary, Elizabeth, Mussa*, Nassor*, Zainab, Sophia, Magreth, Fatuma, Adeni, Jamila, Mussa, Abdallah, Ally, Maliki, Ismail, Abdallah, Mahamoud
*not pictured

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