A loan of $3,450 helped a member to increase his stock of soft drinks.

Mti Pesa Group's story

Idrissa, who is in his late 20s, is single with no children. He has had a cafe business for four years now. He works from 6am to 11pm daily and is able to make a fair monthly profit.

This will be his eighth loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. Idrissa has successfully repaid all his previous loans which he used to buy a freezer for his business. He hopes for a loan to increase his stock of soft drinks. His dream is to one day be able to sell soft drinks at wholesale and retail prices.

Idrissa will share this loan with his loan group "Mti Pesa" which totals 13 members who will hold each other accountable for repaying the loan.

In this group: Idrissa, Nuru, Fatuma*, Sara, Fatuma, Swaumu, Eliaika, Nickson, Ally, Ezekiel, Rashidi, Rehema, Halima
*not pictured

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