A loan of $3,825 helped a member to increase his general store inventory.

Mti Pesa Group's story

S. U. is in his early thirties and is married with one small kid. He has a general store where he also sells vouchers for telephones. He has had this business for 4 years and works from 6.00am to 10.00pm daily and is able to make a good monthly profit.

This will be S.'s eighth loan from Tujijenge Teanzania. He used the previous loans to improve and expand his shop. He has paid back his loans successfully. He hopes for a loan to increase the general store inventory. His dream is to one day have a very big general store and to build his own house.

S. will share this loan with his loan group, "Mti Pesa", which has a total of 17 members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable in paying back their loans.

In the picture, S. is second from left, front row.

In this group: Said, Fatuma, Fatuma, Mwajuma, Hamida, Amri*, Eliaika, Omary*, Mishaka, Abdulmajid, Regina, James, Nassoro, Ally, Mwajuma, Diyana, Idrisa
*not pictured

Loan details

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Loan details