A loan of $3,525 helped a member to buy more sacks of charcoal.

Kisiwani Group's story

Maria, who is in her early 30s, is married. She has been running a charcoal business for one year now. She works from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. daily and is able to make a small monthly profit.

This will be Maria's first loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She wants to use the loan for buying more sacks of charcoal. Her dream is to one day be able to start a poultry business.

Maria will share this loan with her loan group "Kisiwani" with 11 members who will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Maria, Mwanahamis, Christine, Kijoli, Rose, Patricia, Digna*, Christina, Anjelina, Bahati, Jane
*not pictured

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