A loan of $4,850 helped a member to increase firewood stock to resell.

Airforce Group's story

Cesilia, who is in her 40s, is single with eight grown-up children. She has been selling firewood for one year now. She works from 6 am to 7 pm daily and is able to make a small monthly profit.

This will be her first loan from Tujijenge Tanzania, which she wants to use to increase her firewood stock to resell. Her dream is to one day be able to sell charcoal.

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

In this group: Cesilia, Mwajabu, Celina, Theopista, Mushi*, Fatuma, Clementina, Monicah, Memim, Cliemence, Pelsery, Bakari, Hadija, Azizi*, Jesca, Elizabeth

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