A loan of $3,925 helped a member to increase his stock of used clothes for re-sale.

Umoja Charambe Group's story

Mlokozi M., 36, is married with three children ages 9, 5, and 1. He sells second-hand clothes. He started this business in 2000 and works daily from 8:30 am until 6 pm. He is able to earn a monthly profit of around US$ 80.

This will be Mlokozi’s seventh’s loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loans to increase the stock of his second-hand clothes business and has repaid the loans successfully. He now hopes for a seventh loan to buy more stock for the same business.

Mlokozi will share this loan with his loan group, Umoja Charambe, which totals 15 members. The members of the group hold each other accountable in paying back their loans. In the picture, Mlokozi is standing 1st from the left.

In this group: Mlokozi, Charles, Georgile, Flora, Msafori, Christopher, Mary, Othman, Mkonga, Awami, Albert, Fortunate, Abeakari, Elizabete, Edward

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