A loan of $3,075 helped a member to make bricks for building his house.


Kirua Group's story

Edward, who is in his early 30's, is married with one child who still goes to school. Edward has been a taxi driver for 5 years now. He works from 7 a.m to 9 p.m. daily and is able to make a fair monthly profit. This will be his 10th loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. Edward used the previous loans to open a business for his wife selling clothes, bought land, paid school fees and household expenses. Edward used to drive someone's taxi, but now he has bought his own taxi. He has paid back all his loans successfully. He wants the current loan to make bricks for building his house. His dream is to one day be able to build his own house.

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

In this group: Edward, Omary, Fedelia, Salma, Joyce, Athuman, Oliver*, Ramadhan, Mwajuma, Neema*, Veronica, Fatrum A, Aisimbo, Fredrick*, Athuman
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