A loan of $2,525 helped a member to buy materials for his sewing business.

Reli Group's story

Khatibu, in his early 30's, is a married father of two children, one of whom goes to school. The operator of a tailoring business for five years now, he works from 6.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. daily and is able to make a fair monthly profit.

This will be Khatibu's fifth loan from Tujijenge Tanzania, his previous loans, all repaid, having been used to buy a sewing machine, renovate his shop and meet household expenses. He will use this loan to buy materials for the sewing business, and his dream is to one day expand his shop and employ people to sew.

Khatibu will share this loan with his loan group "Reli," which has a total of 15 members who will hold each other accountable in paying back their loans.

In this group: Khatibu, Philbert, Zuhura, Amani, Joyce, Sophia, Dane, John, Grace, Fatuma, Abdallah, Salehe, Rashid, Michael, Sheila*
*not pictured

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