A loan of $2,225 helped a member to buy more clothes for his shop.


Paradise Group's story

Richard, who is in his early 20s, is single. He takes care of his younger sister and younger brother who go to school. He has been running a clothing shop since 2006. He works from 8 a.m to 10 p.m daily and is able to make a fair monthly profit.

This will be his 1st loan from Tujijenge Tanzania which he wants to use to buy more clothes for his shop. His dream is to one day be able to go for further studies. He is a primary seven leaver, so he wants to go for secondary education.

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

In this group: Richard, Magreth, David, Amiri, Rajabu, Rehema, Happy*, Zainabu, Catherine, Asha, Mercy*, Alkani, Ahmadi, Neema, Ally*
*not pictured



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