A loan of $1,600 helped a member buy charcoal to resell.

Nyerere Group's story

Samson, who is in his early 20s, is a married man blessed with a baby boy. For seven years now, Samson has been managing his living by running two businesses: charcoal selling and a boda boda business. He works from 7am to 7pm daily and is able to make a very good return per month.

This is Samson's 6th loan request from Kiva partner Tujijenge Tanzania, which will use to restock more sacks of charcoal. He used the previous loans to increase his charcoal capital by purchasing more sacks.

Samson is a very hard working guy. He has paid back all his previous loans successfully. With the profit received, he will cover home expenses and reinvest back into his business. Samson has managed also to start building his house. He plans to finish building his house and then expand more his businesses.

Samson will share this loan with his loan group" NYERERE GROUP" which consist 5 members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Samson, Amer, Rashid, Abeid, Rajabu
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