A loan of $1,700 helped a member to expand her business inventory.


Wakulima Group's story

Kidawa Issa S., age 45, is married with two children, ages 15 and 7. She has a business selling vegetables, chicken, and fabrics. She started her businesses about 15 years ago and works daily from 6am until 8pm. She is able to earn a monthly profit of about US$ 74.



This will be Kidawa’s 1st loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She will use this loan to increase her stocks of all her inventory.



Kidawa will share this loan with subgroup A of the Wakulima group. The subgroup has 7 members who run shops, sell charcoal, clothes, vegetables, fruits, TV and radios. These members hold each other accountable in paying back their loans. In the picture, Kidawa is 1st from right, in the back, covering her head in dark brown.

In this group: Kidawa, Lucy, Shani, Tatu, Mwanahamis, Mirica, Irene



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