A loan of $3,725 helped a member to buy more fruits and vegetables to stock and sell.

Faraja Group's story

Filbert, who is in his late 20s, is married with two children, and one of them goes to school. He has had a fruit and vegetables business since 2005. He works from 6 a.m. to 8.30 p.m. daily and is able to make a fair monthly profit.

This will be his 10th loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loans to build his small house, bought a TV, a fridge and paid household expenses. He also increased his fruit and vegetables stock. He has paid back all his loans successfully. He wants a loan to buy more fruit and vegetables. His dream is to one day be able to build more rooms.

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

In this group: Filbert, Michael, Josephine, Monika, Stellah, Hamida, Leonifa, Nuru, Jamila, Asia, Rehema, Honesta, Bius, Asha, Wilson , Kalisti, Riziki

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