A loan of $2,925 helped a member to buy more fabric for his fabric shop.

Mwinyi Group's story

Yusufu, who is in his mid-30s, is married with two children who go to school. He has been a tailor for 10 years now. He works from 7 am to 7 pm daily and makes a good monthly profit.

This will be his 11th loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loans to buy fabrics, to open a shop for selling fabrics and to pay household expenses. He has paid back his loans successfully. He hopes for a loan to buy more fabrics for the fabric shop. His dream is to one day be able to buy a pickup for delivering fabric..

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

In this group: Yusufu, Asha, Masha, Emilina, Nancy, Rose, Elinaikke, Mohamed*, Lecicy, Flora, Rashid, Rukia, William, Judith, Zainabu, Rose
*not pictured

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