A loan of $4,525 helped a member to buy more meat to resell.


Maarifa Group's story

Joseph is in his early 30s and is married with two children. He has been running a butcher business for four years now. He works from 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily and is able to make a fair monthly profit. This will be his 3rd loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loans to increase his meat stock and for household expenses and has paid back all his loans successfully. Joseph wants a loan to buy more meat to resell. His dream is to one day be able to buy land. He will share this loan with his loan group "Maarifa" which has a total of 17 members who will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Joseph, Hamisi, Fatuma, Kasim, Ramadhani, Subila, Mgeni, Meshack, Suma*, Aziza, Hadija, Zamda*, Mohamed , Mbegu, Agnes, Mariam, Vicky
*not pictured



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