A loan of $2,575 helped a member to buy more materials to make more dresses.

Mcharuko Group's story

Salum, who is in his early 30s, is married with one child who goes to school. He also takes care of his mother. He has been a tailor for 10 years now. He works from 7 a.m to 6 p.m daily and is able to make a good monthly profit.

This will be his second loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loan to buy more materials and made more dresses to sell. He also bought fabrics to sell and has paid his loan successfully. He hopes for a loan to buy more materials to make more dresses. His dream is to one day be able to build his own house.

He will share this loan with his loan group "Mcharuko" which has a total of 17 members who will hold each other accountable for paying back their loans.

In this group: Salum, Emmanuel*, Sikudhani, Stephania, Suzana, Zaituni, Ismail, Ahamadi, Feristas, Zuhura, Maua, Lucy, Aisha, Salome, Neema, Neema, Ramadhani
*not pictured

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