A loan of $4,175 helped a member to improve his retail shop by restocking more out-of-stock and missing products to resell.


Shaba Group's story

Naftal, who is in his early 30s, is married with two daughters who are in school. Since 2008, Naftal has had two businesses. One is a retail shop selling dry food items like rice, maize flour and other items. Naftal is also a photographer. He starts working from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. per working day and is able to make a very good profit per month. This is his fourth loan request from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used his previous loans to open a photo studio, where now he receives more jobs at parties and functions. He bought a big cameras and other related studio equipment to improve his service. Naftal has paid back all his loans successfully. With his business profit, he built a house and paid school fees and household expenses. He will use this loan to improve his retail shop by restocking more out-of-stock and missing products to resell. Naftal dreams to improve both of his businesses more. He will share this loan with his loan group, Shaba, which totals six members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Naftal, Janeth, Christina, Christina, Fatuma, Pudensia
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