A loan of $4,725 helped a member to buy equipment for his welding business.

Utulivu Group's story

This borrower whose name Saluko is in his early 40s and married with five children who attend school. Since 1994, he has owned a welding contract business. Every day, he works from 7:00 in the morning until 10:00 at night to make a small monthly profit. The borrower also owns a bajaji (tricycle).

This will be Saluko’s second loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used his previous loan to buy a tricycle and equipment for his welding business. Saluko has successfully repaid his previous loan.

Saluko is a member of the loan group “Utulivu” which has 16 members who will hold each other accountable for paying back their individual loans. Saluko will use his portion of the loan to buy equipment for his welding business. In the future, his dream is to expand his business and purchase a tractor for farming.

In this group: Sakulo, Sophia, Afisa, Mohamed, Abdulah, Fatuma, Rehema, Mwajabu, Bakari, Mariam, Arapha, Shaban, Self, Hamisi, Fatuma, Husein

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