A loan of $2,700 helped a member to buy more fruit and vegetables to sell.

Mapinduzi Group's story

Salumu, who is in his early 20s, is single with one child who is still a baby. He has had a fruit and vegetables business for three years now. He works from 5 a.m to 9 p.m daily and is able to make a good monthly profit.

This will be his 2nd loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loan to take care of his child and increased his business. He has paid back his loan successfully. He wants a loan to buy more fruit and vegetables to sell. His dream is to one day be able to build his own house.

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

In this group: Salumu, Jumanne, Zulfa, Rulhe, Khadija, Sharifa, Kuambo, Yakufu, Bahati, Mwajabu, Jabali, Khadya, Hawa, Tatu, Maua

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