A loan of $2,650 helped a member to buy more stock of food to sell to more people.

Machimbo Group's story

Modesta, who is in her late 20s, is married with three children and two of them go to school. She has been a food vendor for four years now. She works from 7 a.m. to midnight daily and is able to make a small monthly profit.

This will be her first loan from Tujijenge Tanzania which she wants to use for buying more stock of food in order to sell to more people. Her dream is to one day be able to own a hotel.

Modesta will share this loan with her loan group "Machimbo" with ten members who will hold each other accountable for paying back their loans.

In this group: Modesta, Kobelo, Selina, Perpetua, Abdul, Fredy, Mariam, Protas, Amosi, Emanuel
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