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A loan of $2,800 helped a member to buy more milk to resell.


Loveness Kivule Group's story

Mathias is in his early 40s and is married with four children, two boys and two girls. He runs a retail shop where he sales fresh milk. He has been in this service for six months now and is able to make a fair monthly profit.

This will be Mathias' 4th loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loans to restock missing items in his shop inventory, such as sugar, beans, baking flour, wheat flour, and cooking oil. These are the items that move fast and are always getting out of stock. He started selling fresh milk for customers to drink from his shop and for taking away. He sells hot and cold drinks as well as yoghurt. He has managed to pay back all his loans successfully. He used the profit from his last loans to pay for his children's school fees and household expenses. He will use this loan to buy more milk to resell. He dreams of his giving his children a good education.

Mathias will share this loan with his loan group, Loveness Kivule, which has 12 members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Mathias, Antipasi, Mwajuma, Innocensia, Edinesta, Rose, Steven, Calorina*, Rosemary, Hamis, Eliezel, Mwanahamisi
*not pictured



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