A loan of $2,650 helped a member to buy stock juice and soft drinks.


Tabia Lyanzila's Changamoto Group's story

Tabia L. is 42 years old and married with three children, ages 21, 19, and 16. She owns a small stand in Vingunguti where she sells drinks, like soda, milk, and water. She's had this business for three years and works from 7 am to 9 pm everyday. She is able to earn a monthly profit of about $52-76.



This will be Tabia's first loan from Tujijenge Tanzania and she is very excited to get started! She intends to use it to purchase more stock of drinks and to add juice to the available options.



Tabia is part of subgroup A of Changamoto, which means "challenges" in Swahili. The members of the group hold each other accountable in paying back their loans. In the picture, Tabia is on the far left.

In this group: Tabia, Zubeda, Zuhura*, Mwaza, Mary, Nelly, Semeni
*not pictured



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