Total loan: $475

Juliana A.

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Mbozi, Mbeya, Tanzania / Retail

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Juliana A.'s story

Mambo (Greetings!) from Tanzania! Here we present Juliana M. from Mbozi. She is 30, married and has four children, between the ages of 8 and 15. Additionally, she is responsible for supporting one dependent who is an orphan. Juliana has been running a shoe business since 2006. She buys material, such as leather, and make shoes to sell. She works at her business for 13 hours a day, 7 days a week, and is assisted by her husband. Juliana earns about 230USD a month from her business. She is requesting a loan in order to buy more materials in bulk. In the future, she plans to increase the stock for her business. Juliana thanks you for your support! ABOUT SELFINA: SELFINA has taken a lead role as a pioneer of micro-credit in Tanzania through Micro-Leasing. The organization is engaged in the economic empowerment of women in Tanzania through the provision of a leasing and leaseback microfinance facility. Customs and traditions in Tanzania make it difficult for women to own land and assets, thus they are termed non-creditworthy by financial institutions. This leads to poor financial support and poor access to basic needs and services for women with low incomes. One of the primary advantages of micro-leasing is that it allows clients to use the equipment as collateral for future loans with SELFINA, thus enabling them to borrow larger sums in the future.