A loan of $3,425 helped a member to buy more sacks of Irish potatoes to sell to chips sellers and beans to shopkeepers.


Utamaduni Group's story

Salum, who is in his early 20 is single with one child of two years. He has had a business of selling Irish potatoes and beans for two years . He works from 7 a.m to 8 p.m daily and is able to make a good monthly profit.

This will be Salum's 2nd loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loan to take care of his child and increased the Irish potatoes stock. He has paid back his loan successfully. He wants a loan to buy more sacks of Irish potatoes to sell to chips sellers and beans to shop keepers. He hopes to one day be able to increase his capital and buy more sacks of beans.

Salum will share this loan with his loan group "Utamaduni" which has 18 members who will hold each other accountable for paying back their loans.

In this group: Salumu, Mariam, Mehemisa, Melisa, Marry, Zamin, Muro*, Regina, Helena, Tabira, Salama, Irine, Kulushum*, Regina, Magreth, Zainabu, Pili, Ruhawa
*not pictured



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