A loan of $2,750 helped a member to buy more sacks of charcoal from villages and clothes to resell.

Jitahidi Msakuzi Group's story

SUBIRA, who is in her mid 30's, is married and has three children, a boy and two girls, all of whom are in school. For three years now, SUBIRA has been running three activities, selling charcoal, clothes and shoes. She has been selling her clothes and shoe stock door-to-door and mostly on credit. She works from 8am to 5pm daily and is able to make a fair return per month. This is her sixth loan request from Tujijenge Tanzania. She will use it to buy more sacks of charcoal from villages and clothes to resell. With the previous loans, all of which were repaid successfully, she managed to buy more business stock. With the profit received, she covered school fees and home expenses and bought a bed, a mattress, a fridge and a music player(sabufa). SUBIRA is working hard in her businesses. She dreams that one day she will able to build her own clothes and shoes selling premises.
She will share this loan with her loan group "Jitahidi Msakuzi" which totals 10 members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Subira, Bupe, Modekai, Happynes, Neema, Elizabeth, Lilian, Blandina, Dominick, Rehema
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