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Total loan: $775
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Salmina Group

Tanzania
Zanzibar (Melinne), Tanzania / Charcoal Sales

A loan of $775 helped a member to buy more charcoal and firewood.


Salmina Group's story

Mwanapili has been a juice seller and the owner of a small charcoal and firewood store in the Melinne neighborhood of Zanzibar for 5 years. She belongs to the Salmina group loan (Group code 2019). She currently earns an average monthly profit of $70. Every day she works at her business from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

She is requesting her second loan from BRAC Tanzania so that she can buy more charcoal and firewood to expand her business. She is hoping that through this loan, her profit will increase and she will be able to grow her business.

Mwanapili is 35 years old, married, and has three children, aged 12, 10, and 8. She will be sharing this loan with her fellow group members, Mwaka, Fatma and Amina. Each woman also has her own small business in Zanzibar.

In this group: Mwanapili, Mwaka, Fatma, Amina
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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: March 24, 2009

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: March 24, 2009