A loan of $2,300 helped a member to buy more sacks of charcoal to sell.

Gongolamboto Group's story

Jesca, who is in her late 30s, is married with three children who are still going to school. She has been running a charcoal business for four years now. She works 6 a.m to 8 p.m daily and is able to make a fair monthly profit.

This will be her 1st loan from Tujijenge Tanzania which she wants to use for buying more sacks of charcoal. Her dream is to one day be able to build her own house.

She will share this loan with her loan group "Gongolamboto" which has a total of 16 members who will hold each other accountable for paying back their loans.

In this group: Jesca, Jamila, Saidi, Mwajabu, Rehema, Alice, Emanuel, Abdon, Regina, Aneth*, Magreth, Stamili, Amina, Veronica, Mariam, Witnes
*not pictured

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