A loan of $1,925 helped a member to increase her inventory in a number of business enterprises, such as clothes vending, airtime sales, and telephone charging.


Riziki Group's story

Elisi is a member of the Riziki Group. She engages in a number of different activities that enable her to cover her family's living expenses. These enterprises include selling clothes door to door, running a tigo-pesa telephone money transfer businesses, and offering airtime credit for sale. She has been involved in these businesses for a period of six years now. She works from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily and is able to make a small profit per month.

Elisi is in her early 30s. She and her husband have two children, both of whom are enrolled in school.

This will be Elisi's twentieth loan request from Tujijenge Tanzania. With the previous loans, all of which she has repaid successfully, she managed to buy more airtime credits, started up the money transfer business, and initiated a phone-charging venture by buying chargers and other equipment. With the profit she has received, she has covered her home expenses and has worked on building the family home.

She will use this loan to increase her inventory in all her enterprises. She dreams of finishing the building of her house.

Elisi will share this loan with her loan group "Riziki," which totals 10 members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Elisi, Rashidi, Filipina, Adam, Helena, Ester, Consolata, Tomlesia, Fredrick, Gabriel



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