A loan of $5,275 helped a member to buy and restock items for her food shop.


Tegemeo Group's story

Colleta is a member of Tegemeo Group. Colleta, who is in her early 30s, is married with three children who go to school. She has been running a food shop business since 2008. She works from 7am to 10pm daily and she is able to earn a good monthly profit.

This will be Colleta's 18th loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loans to open her general store business, cover household expenses and school fees, and buy a television, DVD deck, bed, refrigerator, and sofa set. She has successfully paid back all her loans.

Colleta is currently requesting a loan to buy and restock the missing food shop items. Her dream is to one day be able to build a house.

Colleta will share this loan with her loan group, Tegemeo Group, which totals 14 members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Colleta, Mbaraka, Muharami, Aloyce, Michael, Ummy, Yassini, Saidi, Regati, Zuwena, Mohamedi, Emily, Festo, Hamisi



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