A loan of $2,625 helped a member to buy more equipment for the library.

Mtazamo Group's story

Yusufu, who is in his late 20s, is married with one child who goes to school. He has had a library business for eight years now. He works from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily and is able to make a fair monthly profit.

This will be his 15th loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loans to buy another TV set for some video shows, some land, equipment for building his house, more CDs and DVDs, and paid household expenses. He has paid back all of his loans successfully. He wants a loan to buy more equipment for the library. His dream is to one day be able to finish building his house.

He will share this loan with his loan group, Mtazamo, which has a total of 16 members who will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Yusufu, Rehema*, Kasimu, Chedier, Musa, Salma*, Hadija, Japhet, Dunia, Tabu, Francis, Sada, Haidary, Ally, Rehema*, Yahaya
*not pictured

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