A loan helped a member to add 30 more cartons of take away soda, mineral water, energy drinks, juice, to add another fridge, and to start selling snacks.


Faru 1 Group's story

Merry is 27 years old, she is a married mother of 2 school-going children. She is a beverage seller, she owns a shop that sells soda, juice, mineral water and energy drinks, both cold and hot. She opened her shop 4 years ago and works daily from 6:00 a.m to 8:00 p.m. She earns a good profit.

This will be Merry's 4th loan request from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used her previous loans to buy a refrigerator, she added 10 cartons of soda, mineral water, energy drinks and juice. She earned a profit that she used to cater to her family's needs and for loan repayment. She repaid the loan successfully.

She is applying for this loan to add 30 more cartons of take away soda, mineral water, energy drinks, juice, to add another fridge, and to start selling snacks. Her dream is to own branches of wholesale soft drinks in the near future.

Merry will share a portion of this loan with her loan group members of "Faru 1," they will be responsible for paying back the loan successfully.

In this group: Merry, Habiba, Asha, Janeth, Msafiri


This loan is special because:

It provides loans to borrowers in very deep rural areas via mobile money innovation.



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