A loan of $5,000 helped a member to make more bricks and build her house foundation.

Tayangatane Group's story

Rukia K. is in her mid-fifties and married with 5 grown-up children. She runs two businesses, selling fried fish, fruits and vegetables. She has been in these businesses for two years now. She works from 5:00am to 8:00pm daily and makes a good monthly profit.

This will be Rukia's 6th loan from Tujujenge Tanzania. She used her previous loans to increase her business stock and make bricks. She has paid back her loans successfully. She hopes to use her new loan to make more bricks and build the foundation of her house. Rukia's dream is to have her own house.

Rukia will share her loan with her loan group Tuyangatane, which has 15 members. The members of the group will hold each other responsible in paying back their loans.

In the picture, Rukia is in front, wearing a blue dress and holding a white bag.

In this group: Rukia, Hamad, Esther, Masalu, Mayange, Faudhila, Tabia, Halima, Hussein, Said, Lilian, Amina, Salma*, Hamisi, Zenobi
*not pictured

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