Upendo is an Opportunity Client in the Keko area of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. She owns a retail shop where she sells electrical and building items like nuts and bolts, sockets and antenna wire.
Upendo is seeking her fourth loan from Opportunity International to purchase additional inventory of electrical equipment. In the past, she has used her loans to purchase items such as tube lights and power switches.
She dreams of expanding her sales in new areas such as the Chanika community of Dar es Salaam. She is married to Salum and has three children who are studying at a nearby secondary school.
Upendo dreams of her children studying at university, getting jobs and living happy lives in the future.