A loan of $4,875 helped a member to buy more materials for dressmaking.

Tanzanite Group's story

Chongera, who is in his early 50s, is married with four children who are still going to school. He has been a tailor for 10 years now. He works from 7:30 am to 6:30 pm daily and is able to make a small monthly profit.

This will be his 15th loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loans to start building his house, buy materials, and pay school fees and household expenses. He has paid back all his loans successfully. He wants a loan to buy more materials for dressmaking. His dream is to finish building his house.

Chongera will share this loan with his loan group "Tanzanite", which has a total of 14 members who will hold each other accountable for paying back this loan.

In this group: Chongera, Alex, Felista, Edmund, Ernestina*, Mwamvita, Asha, Aziza, Mafunda, Domina*, Leah, Slyvia, Siwema, Happyness
*not pictured

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