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A loan of $4,150 helped a member to buy a cow.


Uvumilivu Group's story

Upendo is in her early 40s and is married with a boy and three girls, all of whom are in school. Since 2009, Upendo has been running a dairy business and she has her own milk cows. Her business is doing well and she optimistic that it will succeed. Her previous business, selling fabrics, did not do well. Upendo works every day from nine in the morning until six at night and is able to make a fair profit each month. She will share her loan with her loan group "Uvumilivu," which has ten members who will hold each other accountable for repaying the loan.

Upendo will use her portion of the loan to buy a cow. This will be her 20th loan request from Tujijenge Tanzania. She successfully repaid her previous loans and has been able to start her dairy business, cover her household expenses, and pay school fees for her children. Upendo dreams of one day owning a nice family car.

In this group: Upendo, Janeth, Rajabu, Hilda, Nancy, Rebeca, Mosses*, Mwanahamis, Abdul, Selina
*not pictured



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