A loan of $1,875 helped a member to buy another salon chair and more shaving machines.


Kitumbo Group's story

Erick, who is in his early 30s, is married with three children. One of his children goes to school while the other two are still young. Erick has operated a barber shop for six years now. He works from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily and is able to make a small monthly profit. This will be his second loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loan to buy two good shaving machines and pay for household expenses. He has paid back his loan successfully. He hopes for another loan to buy another salon chair and more shaving machines. His dream is to one day own a furniture-selling business. Erick will share this loan with his loan group "Kitumbo," which includes 11 members who will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Erick, Hawa, Omary, Haji, Zainabu, Mwajuma, Kilian, Makazi, Tatu, Aisha*, Salumu
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