A loan of $4,550 helped a member to buy a camera and start a shooting business.

Mshikamano Tegeta Group's story

Maroa, who is in his early 40s is married with four children, three boys and one girl. All of them go to school. He has been selling stationary for two years now. He used to sell phone accessories but now is in the stationary business. He works from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily and is able to make a fair monthly profit.

This will be Maroa's tenth loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loans to start selling stationary and buy more stock of stationary. He has paid back all his loans successfully. He used the profits to pay his children's school fees and continue building his house. He will use this loan to buy a camera and start a shooting business, in addition to his stationary business. His dream is to one day be able to finish building his house.

Maroa will share this loan with his loan group "Mshikamano Tegeta," which has a total of 12 members who will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Maroa, Soud, Rose, Furaha, Mwanaharusi, Ahmed, Rashid, Daniel, Ashura, Lucy, Mwanaid, Maua
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