A loan of $2,825 helped a member to buy a sack of Irish potatoes, one sack of charcoal, and a small bucket of cooking oil.


Kilimanjaro Group's story

Edwin, who is in his late 20s, is single with one daughter of nine months. He has been running a business selling chips with "mishikaki" (charcoal-broiled kebabs), eggs, sausages, juice, water and sodas for two years now. He works from 8 am to midnight and is able to make a good monthly profit.

This will be his 2nd loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loan to increase the business stock, started selling juice, water and sodas and has paid back his loan successfully. He wants a loan to buy a sack of Irish potatoes, one sack of charcoal and a small bucket of cooking oil. His dream is to one day be able to own a restaurant in a building.

He will share this loan with his loan group "Kilimanjaro" which has a total of 16 members who will hold each other accountable in paying back their loans.

In this group: Edwin, Erasto, Safia, Mwanahamis, Rehema, Jusrtina*, Frida, David, Mwanahamis, Sophia*, Swaumu, Eliwaza, Zainabu, Juliana, Amiri*, Lucy
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