A loan of $4,500 helped a member to buy more sacks of charcoal to resell.


Kirua Group's story

Athuman, who is in his late 20's is single. He has been selling charcoal for three years now. He works from 7.00 am to 7.00 pm daily and is able to make a good monthly profit.

This will be Athuman's 3rd loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loans to buy a TV set, a radio, a bed, a mattress, and increased his charcoal stock. He has paid back all his loans successfully. He hopes for a loan to buy more sacks of charcoal to resell. His dream is to one day be able to sell a large quantity of charcoal and to build his own house.

Athuman, will share this loan with his loan group "Kirua" with 12 members who will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Athumani, Grace, Firbeti, Edda, Omary*, Fidelia, Alphoncena, Joyce, Athumani, Neema, Veronica, Simon
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