A loan of $4,075 helped a member to buy more sacks of Irish potatoes and make more chips.

Tafutaupate Group's story

Issa, who is in his early 20s, is single. He has been selling chips. He has been in this business for four years now. He works from 6.00 am to 11.00 pm daily and is able to make a good monthly profit.

This will be his 5th loan from Tujijenge Tanzani. He used the previous loans to buy more sacks of Irish potatoes for chips sells, bought a sofa set, TV and DVD player, bought a mattress and a bed and built a simple place for selling chips. He has paid all his loans successfully. He wants a loan to buy more sacks of Irish potatoes. His dream is to one day build his own house.

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

In this group: Issa, Lucia, Hakika, Anathalia, Arafa, Amina, Janeth, Esther*, Subira, Apolomia, Khadija, Magreth, Veronica, Magreth, Dalizen*
*not pictured

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