A loan of $4,800 helped a member buy charcoal to resell.


Maarifa Group's story

Hamza, who is in his late 40s, is married and has three children who are in school. Hamza has been managine his family by running a charcoal selling business since 2010. He works from 9am to 7pm daily and is able to earn a good profit monthly.

Hamza is requesting his first loan from Tujijenge Tanzania, which he wants to use to increase more stock in his business to resell. His dream is to one day be able to give better and quality education to his children and maintain a better life.

Hamza will share this loan with his loan group "Maarifa" which totals 15 members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Hamza, Aziza, Meshack, Ramadhani, Subira, Kassim, Mbegu, Fatuma, Msekeni, Mgeni, Hassani, Mariam, Koo, Vicky, Hadija
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