A loan of $4,850 helped a member to buy and sell more "Tigo-pesa" and "Voda-pesa" (mobile phone banking).


Upendo Kigogo Group's story

Alfred, who is in his early 20s, is single. He has been a mobile banking agent for two telecommunication companies, Voda and Tigo, for two months now.

This will be his 1st loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He wants to use it to increase his stock by buying more "Tigo-pesa" and "Voda-pesa". His dream is to one day own a pharmacy.

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

In this group: Alfred, Elizabeth, Rehema, Lucy, Moses, Abel, Justas, Melania, Rukia, Mwanahawa, Elisha, Fnziesto, Frank*, Gerald*, Abastbdul
*not pictured



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