A loan of $5,025 helped a member to buy meat for making soup, baking flour for making chapati, and charcoal for cooking.


Busara 1B Group's story

Pendo, who is in her mid-20s, is single. She has been running a business, selling soup with chapati, for one year. She works from 6:00am to 12:00 noon daily, and is able to make a good monthly profit.

This is her third loan request from Kiva's partner, Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous two loans to buy business chairs, tables, and food-making ingredients, like baking flour and meat. By doing so, she became able to receive more customers than before. She will use her share of this new loan to buy meat for making soup, baking flour for making chapati, and charcoal for cooking. She dreams that her business will grow, up to the hotel level. Pendo does not posses a higher-level education, but she is able to manage well her business, despite big challenges. She believes that, through Tujijenge loan services, she will be able to grow and meet her business targets. Pendo uses her business profit to meet her life expenses.

She will share this loan with her loan group, "Busara 1B." The group is comprised of six members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Pendo, Osana, Nachia, Adera, Rehema, Aliwa



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