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Meet Thomas, a Loan Officer in Moshi, Tanzania

By Kelly Flanagan

Meet Thomas. Thomas is a loan officer in the Moshi branch of Opportunity Tanzania. When I asked him about himself he said he likes hip hop music, traveling, and helping out clients. His Trust Group adores him, as they should, he is a wonderful man who helps out whenever possible.

Tanzania loan officer Thomas and Insight Trip correspondent Kelly Flanagan.We talked about some of the challenges of being a loan officer on the bus ride to a Trust Group meeting and he confided in me that he doesn’t like disappointing clients by not meeting all of their needs but tries hard to accommodate them. Thomas enjoys working with people on a daily basis in and out of the Moshi office and on the weekends he goes out dancing for fun.

This post was written by Kelly Flanagan, the winner of Opportunity’s Tanzania Correspondent Contest who traveled on the YAO Insight Trip to Tanzania earlier in August. Stay tuned to the Opportunity Blog for more travel posts from Kelly all about the Insight Trip to Tanzania. Kelly is a Multimedia Artist & Video Editor living in Phoenix, Arizona.

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