A loan of $3,675 helped a member to buy food cooking ingredients for her mamalishe.


Waridi Pendo Group's story

Amina is aged in her early thirties and has two kids who are at school. Amina, who is single, supports her family's living with a mamalishe (small restaurant) business. She has been working in this category for five years now and is able to make a good profit each month. Her business is open from 5 AM to midnight.

Amina is requesting a seventh loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loans (all of which she paid back successfully) to grow her business service by adding a new food service (selling chicken soup) and extending her food service to midnight. Before, Amina was operating her business up to noon time because her business capital was small and did not enable Amina to meet all demanded food items.

She is so thankful for Kiva's loan support. Amina earned a profit which she used to buy a home cupboard and TV and to pay school fees and home food expenses. She will use this loan to buy food cooking ingredients for her mamalishe. Her ambition is to greatly improve her business.

She will share this loan with her loan group, Waridi Pendo, which totals seven members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Amina, Claus, Veronica, Neema, Deuc, Esta, Ziada



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