A loan of $4,775 helped a member to increase his stock of shoes.


Mpapai Group's story

Abdul K., age 40, is married with three children, ages 13, 2 and 6. He has sold second-hand shoes since 1998. He works daily from 8am until 9pm. He is able to earn a monthly profit of around $281.

This will be Abdul’s second loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loan to increase his shoe business and has repaid the loan successfully. He now hopes for a loan to buy more shoes for good sales.

Abdul will share this loan with his loan group, Mpapai, which totals 17 members. The members of the group hold each other accountable in paying back their loans. In the picture, Abdul is the first one standing on the left.

In this group: Abdul, Flora, Amina*, Aisha, Ignas*, Zamda, Ally, Dotto, Gurvas, Sheha*, Ester, Pelson, Neema, Sikudhani, Mohamed, Aziza, Aisha, Kuruthumu
*not pictured



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