A loan of $3,750 helped a member to purchase inventory to restock the missing items in the shop and to buy equipment for improving on the farm and plant more vegetables.


Venezuela Group's story

JAMES, who is in his early 50s is married and has three children who are going to school. He has been doing two types of businesses. He has been running a retail shop and selling vegetable since 1998. He works from 6.00 am to 8.00 pm daily and is able to make a good monthly profit. This will be JAMES's 4th loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loans to increase the shop's inventory and planted and sold more vegetables. He has paid back all his loan successfully. He used the profit to pay school fees, covered household expenses and has started building his house. He will use this loan to restock the missing items in the shop and to buy equipment for improving the farm and plant more vegetables. His dream is to one day be able to build and finish building his house. James will share this loan with his loan group "VENEZUELA" with eleven members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: James, Catherine, Asha, Hamis, Mahamos*, Aranyael, Florah, Judith, Magreth, Merina, Veronica
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