A loan of $2,975 helped a member to sell at wholesale price and to open another shop for the same business.

Uzima Group's story

Ahmed, who is in his early 60's, is married and has four children who are adults. He has several grandchildren. He has been selling second-hand shoes for three years now. He works from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm daily and is able to make a good monthly profit.

This will be his second loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loan to increase the shoe stock and to take care of household expenses. He has paid back his loan successfully. He wants a loan in order to sell at wholesale prices and to open another shop for the same business. His dream is to finish building his house.

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

In this group: Ahmed, Jamila, Mariam, Juma, Joyce, Mwabami , Lucy, Mohamed, Mariam, Mwanaid, Agnes, Flora, Subira, Mohamed*, Salma
*not pictured

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