A loan of $3,150 helped a member to buy additional grocery drinks.


Utamaduni . Group's story

Stela, who is in her early 50s, is married, with four grown children. She is living with her three grandchildren, who are in school.

For a period of four years now, Stela has had a grocery business, offering different drinks. She works from 2pm to 10pm daily and is able to make a fair profit per month.

This will be Stela's second loan request from Tujijenge Tanzania. With the previous loan, which paid back successfully, she managed to buy more beers and sodas. With the profit received, she covered home expenses and school fees.

Stela will use this loan to buy additional grocery drinks. She dreams to build a house.

Stela will share this loan with her loan group, Utamaduni, which totals ten members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Stela, Zainabu, Monica, Amina, Irene, Graceana, Tatu, Helena, Rukia, Mtumwa



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