A loan of $4,100 helped a member buy a new welding machine.


Mti Pesa Group's story

Abdulmagidi N., age 21 is single. He has a welding business which he started in 2008, at Maji Matitu. He works daily from 7am until 6.30pm. Abdulmagidi is able to earn a monthly profit of around $154.

This will be Abdulmagid’s third loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loans to buy four welding machines which were stolen on the same day. Adbulmagid (leave alone the disaster) has repaid the loans successfully. He hopes for a third loan to buy a new welding machine. \t Abdulmagid will share this loan with his loan group, Mti Pesa (Kiswahili, a tree is money) which totals 19 members. The members of the group hold each other accountable for paying back their loans. In the picture, Abdulmagid is leaning on the table in a black t-shirt.

In this group: Abdulmagid, Rehema, Fatuma, Hussein*, Mwanahamis*, Mwajuma, Regina, Rajabu, Ally, Aziza, Wilfredy, Mashaka, Asma, Salome, Amina, Mwanahamis, Tatu, Hamis, Juma
*not pictured



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