A loan of $3,800 helped a member to buy DVDs and a microwave.

Rukwa Group's story

Martha, who is in her early 40s, is married with four children who go to school, She has been selling new fridges since 1998. She works from 7:30 am to 8:00 pm daily and she is able to make a fair monthly profit.

This will be her 9th loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loans to paint her house, pay household expenses, buy a microwave and DVDs. She has repaid all her loans successfully. She hopes for a loan to buy DVDs and a microwave to resell. Her dream is to one day be able to buy a taxi and bajaji (motorized rickshaw).

She will share this loan with her loan group “Rukwa” which has a total of 12 members who will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Martha, Paulo...., Sara, Maulid, Batromeo, Alfredy, Gordian, Maulid.., Happyness, Asha, Habiba, Juma

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