A loan of $3,475 helped a member to buy more water, juice, more kilos of sugar, rice, wheat flour paraffin and salt.

Pilika Group's story

Shaban, who is in his mid 30s, is married. Of his three children, two of them go to school. He has been operating a small store for four years now where he sells sugar, salt, rice, wheat flour, water, juice and paraffin. He works from 6 am to 6 pm daily and is able to make a good monthly profit.

This will be his 2nd loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. Shaban used the previous loan to increase the stock of his business and has paid back his loan successfully. He wants a loan to increase his stock. His dream is to one day be able to own a big shamba.

He will share this loan with his loan group "Pilika" which has a total of 16 members who will hold each other accountable in paying back their loans.

In this group: Shaban, Christina, Salma, George, Hadija, Joachim, Micheal, Maulidi*, Ritha, Coaster, Kenedy, Prostadius, Lina, Amina, Fetty, Evance*
*not pictured

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