A loan of $5,450 helped a member to buy housing, batteries and more airtime for phones.


Umoja Kigogo Group's story

Charles, who is in his mid-20s, is single. He has been running several businesses selling telephone accessories and airtime for the phones. He works from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM daily and is able to make a good monthly profit.

This will be Charles' 10th loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loans to buy another computer, office chairs and office tables, and to pay rent and household expenses. He has paid back all his loans successfully. He will use this loan to buy more telephone accessories like housing and batteries for phones and air time for the phones. He has a dream of making his business bigger than it is now.

Charles will share this loan with his group "Umoja Kigogo", with 18 members who will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Charles, Winfrida, Furaha, Ester, Linda, Ester, Prisca, Joseph, Teddy, Christina, Anna, Ester, Agness, Asha, Flora, Lucy, Tabita, Amina
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