A loan of $2,000 helped a member to buy more shop inventory.

Abdalah's Jitahidi Msakuzi Group's story

Abdalah, age 35, is married and has a one-year-old son. He has a shop business that he began 4 years ago. He works from 6am to 10pm daily and has managed to make a monthly profit of about $136.

Abdalah has taken out 2 previous loans from Tujijenge Tanzania to increase his business and also to buy land. He hopes for a new loan to increase the capital for his shop. Abdalah will share this loan with his group Jitahidi Msakuzi, the members of which deal in selling fruits and vegetables, clothes, cereals, food, charcoal, fish and poultry. This group has a total of 11 members.

In the picture, Abdalah is standing 3rd from left.

This is a group loan. The loan funds will be distributed among the group members, each of whom will invest in her own business. The members mutually guarantee one another's loans. If one member does not repay, the other members are responsible.

In this group: Abdalah, Selemani, John, Mlekwa, Stephane, Rose, Amina, Magreth, Rehema, Salome, Amina

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