A loan of $3,975 helped a member to buy better wood to make good doors and to buy normal wood for roofing purposes.


Tumaini A Group's story

Octavian, who is in his mid 40s, is married with three children who are still in school. He has been a carpenter since 1991. He works from 8am to 6pm daily and is able to make good monthly profits. This will be Octavian's 18th loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loans to acquire more carpentry equipment and he also bought a machine for cutting big wood. He has paid back all his loans successfully. He used the profit to build his own house, pay school fees, and cover household expenses. He will use this loan to buy better wood to make good doors and to buy normal wood for roofing purposes. He dreams of building another house. Octavian will share this loan with his loan group Tumaini A, which has six members who will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Octavian, Joshua, Peter, Joseph, Jackson, Michael
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