A loan of $4,150 helped a member to buy new utensils for her food business.

Mchata Group's story

Dominica, who is in her early 40s, is married and has one child who has completed school. Dominica has been running a food vending business for 10 years now. She works from 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily and is able to make a fair monthly profit.

This will be Dominica's fifth loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loans to increase her food stocks and for household expenses, and she has paid back all her loans successfully. She wants this loan to buy new utensils for her food business. Her dream is to one day be able to build her own house.

She will share this loan with her loan group, Mchata, which has a total of 16 members who will hold each other accountable for paying back their loans.

In this group: Dominica, Christina, Fatuma, Abdul, Mary, Bakari, Ally, Meshark, Zaituni, Zaina, Lucy, John, Bakari, Rehema, Iddy, Hamis
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