A loan of $4,000 helped a member to start a grocery business.


Magereza Group's story

Amina, who is in her late twenties, is married and has one son. He is still going to school. Amina has been running two businesses, selling charcoal and selling tap water, for two years. She works from 6.00 am to 9.00 pm daily, and is able to make a fair monthly profit.

This will be her first loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. Amina has been selling charcoal, selling tap water, and now she will use this loan to start a grocery business. Her dream is to one day be able to have a good business.

Amina will share this loan with her loan group, Magereza, with 12 members who will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Amina, Peter, Kornel, Grace, Asha, Mwanvita*, Muni, Amina, Hadija, Anna, Charles, Prosper
*not pictured



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