A loan of $3,475 helped a member buy more cassava, cooking oil and fruit to make juice and icre cream.

Haki Sawa Group's story

Rehema J., 34, is a divorcee with three children, ages 18, 15 and five. She sells fried cassava, ice cream and juice. For over a year she has worked daily from 6am until 3pm. Rehema earns a monthly profit of around $30.

This will be Rehema’s first loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She wants to use this loan to buy more cassava and cooking oil, to make more ice cream and to buy more fruit to make juice.

Rehema will share this loan with her group, Haki Sawa which totals 21 members. Members of the group will hold each other accountable for paying back the entire loan. (Rehema is the first person on the left, in a red top.)

In this group: Rehema, Charles*, Credo, Hadija, Tatu, Mwanaisha, Hawa, Rose, Modesta, Fatuma, Sauda, Zawadi, Mary, Mava, Josephene, Magaret, Twlib, Beatrice, Kassimu, Zuhura, Enoki

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