A loan of $5,475 helped a member to improve his barber shop by putting in better mirrors and painting the shop.


Gift Keko Flat Group's story

Kasimu, who is in his mid 30s, is married with one son who goes to school. He has been running a barber shop for four years now. He works from 8.00 am to 10.00 pm daily and is able to make a fair monthly profit.

This will be Kasimu's first loan from Tujijenge Tanzania, which he wants to use for improving the barber shop by putting in better mirrors and painting the shop. His dream is to one day be able to expand his business.

Kasimu will share this loan with his loan group "Gift Keko Flat," with 18 members who will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Kasimu, Tausi, Jesca, Mariam, Mwanaarafa, Adam*, Regina, Gerald, Prosper, Grace, Hilda, Hawa, Hidaya, Fatuma, Upendo, Mariam, Leonard, Kephas
*not pictured



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