A loan of $5,150 helped a member to buy more sacks of charcoal, fruits, and vegetables to sell.


Jitahidi Msakuzi Group's story

Esta is in her mid-30’s and married with one child, who is currently in school. She has been running two businesses for the past year (charcoal, fruits and vegetables). She works from 8 AM to 8 PM daily and is able to make a fair monthly profit.

This will be Esta's 3rd loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loans to buy items (sacks of charcoal, fruits, vegetables), to pay school fees, and to cover household expenses. She has repaid all of her loans successfully. She will use this loan to buy more sacks of charcoal, fruits, and vegetables to sell. She dreams of becoming an international businesswoman.

Esta will share this loan with her loan group "Jitahidi Msakuzi". Each of the group’s 15 members will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Esta, Disela, Mary, Bupe*, Subira, Mercy, Happynes, Neema, Elizabeth, Kibudia, Vailet, Ephraim, Riziki, Martha, Blandina
*not pictured



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