A loan of $3,600 helped a member to build his house.

Mango Group's story

Bakari is in his late forties. He is married and has four children. He has been a livestock keeper for 18 years now. He works from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. and he is able to make a good monthly profit.

This will be Bakari’s ninth loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loan to buy a motorcycle and has paid back his loan successfully. He hopes for a loan to build his house. Bakari’s dream is to one day open a food shop.

Bakari will share this loan with his loan group, Mango, which has 16 members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable in paying back the loan.

In this group: Bakari, Selina, Nuru, Ahmad*, Salma, Naima, Beatrice, Levina, Ndeshi*, Koku, Dorice, Arabia, Steven, Somoe*, Happy, Ramadhan
*not pictured

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