A loan of $4,500 helped a member to buy more stock of food, fish and fruits and vegetables to resell.


Mango Group's story

Somoe, who is in her late 30s is single with three children. Two of them attend school and another one is a baby. She has been running several businesses as a food vendor; selling fish and fruits and vegetables for eight years now. She works from 10.00 am to 10.00 pm daily and is able to make a fair monthly profit.

This will be her 4th loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loans to restock the missing items, household expenses and has paid back all her loans successfully. She wants a loan to buy more stocks of food, fish and fruits and vegetables to resell. Her dream is to one day be able to own a Hotel.

She will share this loan with her loan group "Mango" which has a total of 17 members who will hold each other accountable for paying back their loan.

In this group: Somoe, Nuru, Ahmad, Salma, Naima, Tatu, Magretha, Bakari, Doric*, Rose, Sara, Rongenous , Arab Ia, Steven, Ramadhan, Fikiri, Shukuru
*not pictured



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