A loan of $6,075 helped a member to buy more fruits and vegetables to resell.


Mema Group's story

Edius, who is in his mid 30s, is married and has two children, one of them goes to school. He has been running a fruits and vegetables business for four years now. He works from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm daily and is able to make a fair monthly profit. This will be Edius' 10th loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loans to increase on the stock of his business and pay household expenses and has paid back all his loans successfully. Now he wants a loan to buy more fruits and vegetables to resell. His dream is to one day buy a piece of land and build his own house. Edius will share this loan with his loan group "Mema", which has a total of 15 members who will hold each other accountable for paying back their loans.

In this group: Edius, Mariam*, Rehema, Josephina, Agwilina, Beatrice, Jerome*, Hamis, Awesa*, Christina, Sudi, Edwin, Renald, Deogras, Hastings
*not pictured



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