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Total loan: $2,400
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Ujamaa Group

Tanzania
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania / Charcoal Sales

A loan of $2,400 helped a member to buy sacks of charcoal to meet her customers' demand.


Ujamaa Group's story

Angela, who is in her mid 40s, is a widow with four children. Three of her children are in school and one is married. She has sold charcoal and clothes door to door for five years. She works from 5:30am to 9:00pm daily and is able to make a good monthly profit.

This will be Angela's 3rd loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loans to start a door-to-door clothing business and bought sacks of charcoal for her charcoal business. She has successfully repaid her loans. She used the profit to pay school fees, build two rooms, buy bricks and cement and cover household expenses. She will use this loan to buy sacks of charcoal to meet her customers' demand. She dreams of owning a successfully charcoal business.

Angela will share this loan with her loan group "Ujamaa" with four members who will hold each other accountable to repay the loan.

In this group: Angela, Kassim, Onesmo, Maiko
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Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: January 28, 2014
Facilitated by Field Partner: Tujijenge Tanzania Ltd

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Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: January 28, 2014
Facilitated by Field Partner: Tujijenge Tanzania Ltd