A loan of $2,700 helped a member to buy an up-to-date welding machine.


Lotus Group's story

Yohana is in his early thirties and married with one child who is still at school. He has been a blacksmith for eight years now. He works from 8am to 6pm daily and is able to make a small monthly profit.

This will be Yohana's first loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He will use the loan to buy an up-to-date welding machine. He dreams of buying more materials for his business in order to make better iron windows and doors.

Yohana will share this loan with his loan group, "LOTUS," which has twelve members who will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Yohana, David, Yusuph, Augustino, Gloria, Jackline, Leila, Mariam, Portino, Ashura, Jamhuri, Ahadi



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