A loan of $5,000 helped a member to buy more meat for her butcher shop.


Kapamba Group's story

Pendo M., who is in her early thirties, is married with three children who attend school. She has been running a meat butchering business since 2005. She works from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. daily and is able to make a decent profit.

Pendo is requesting a second loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loan, which she successfully repaid, to buy more meat for her butcher shop. She will also use this loan to stock up on meat. Her dream is to one day open another butcher shop.

Pendo will share this loan with her loan group "Kapamba," which has sixteen members who hold each other accountable in paying back their loans. In the picture, Pendo is in the middle row, third from the left, and wearing black blouse with the beige decoration.

In this group: Pendo, Erasto, Moses, Mariam, Nakijwa, Samuel, Suma, Ramadhan, Mohamed, Winifrida, Elizabeth, Seregeta, Dickson, Vaileth, Zera, Ephifana
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