A loan of $900 helped a member to buy new stock of soft drinks, sodas, water, juices, fruits, and vegetables to resell.


Mombasa Group's story

Amon is a father of five children, three sons and two daughters. Three are grown up and the rest are still in school. He is married and is in his late forties.

He has been managing his family by using income from his genge (grocery) business. Amon has been in this business for three years now and is able to earn a fair monthly profit. He sells fruits and vegetables, but he desires to sell more and other related items to become a genge-duka. Amon works at his business from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily.

He is requesting a second loan through Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loan that he repaid to buy fruits and vegetables. He earned extra income which he used to cover home and school expenses.

Amon dreams to change his business to a genge-duka selling fruits, vegetables, sodas, water, rice, beans, maize, baking flour, and sugar. He believes that by doing so, his family income will grow and to some extent improve living conditions. He will use this loan to buy a new stock of soft drinks, sodas, water, juices, fruits, and vegetables to resell.

Amon and four other members form the Mobasa Group. They will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Amon, Wema, Eva, Aleta, Rehema



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