A loan of $3,050 helped a member to buy more food stocks to meet her clients' demand.


Nahodha Group's story

Cecilia, who is in her late 30s, is married and has five children. Four of them are still going to school. She has been a food vendor since 2005. She works from 7:00am to 6:00pm daily and is able to make a good monthly profit. This will be Cecilia's first loan from Tujijenge Tanzania, which she wants to use to buy more food stocks to meet her clients' demand. She dreams of owning a hotel. Cecilia will share this loan with her loan group "Nahodha," consisting of sixteen members. The members will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Cecilia, Tumaini, Omary, Asia, Amina, Tatu, Theresia, Eunice, Ally, Fatuma, Theresia, Mary, Ally, Mariam, Rukia, Christina



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