A loan of $4,375 helped a member to buy a sack of Irish potatoes, eggs, chickens and more cosmetics.


Mapatano 1 Group's story

Zaituni, who is in her early 30s, is married with two kids, a boy and a girl who are in school. Zaituni has been running a food business selling chips with fried chickens, eggs and roasted meat. She is in this business for a period of ten years now. Zaituni works from 08am to mid-night every working day and is able to make a very good return.
This is her third loan request from Tujijenge Tanzania which she will use to buy a sack of Irish potatoes, eggs, chickens and more cosmetics. With the previous loans all of which were paid back successfully, she started selling cosmetics, bought more chip-making items like potatoes, eggs and chickens. Zaituni used her business profit to cover school fees, household expenses and bought a plot of land. She dreams that one day will be able to build her own house.
She will share this loan with her loan group "Mapatano 1" which consist of 6 members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Zaituni, Juma, Chuwa, Ramadhani, Flora, Prosper



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