A loan of $1,675 helped a member to buy more used shoes to sell.


Grace's Gongo La Mboto 1 Group's story

Grace J., age 33, is a divorcee with 3 children (ages 8, 4, and 2). She has a business selling used shoes, which she began 11 years ago. She works from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM daily and is able to make a monthly profit of about $429.

Grace has taken out 1 previous loan with Tujijenge Tanzania to increase her capital. She hopes for a new loan to buy more shoes to sell. Grace will share this loan with her subgroup members, whose businesses deal in selling food, beauty treatments, clothes, and charcoal.

In the picture, Grace is the first on the left.

In this group: Grace, Eva, Habiba, Agness, Petrida, Abel, Rukia
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