A loan of $2,425 helped a member to buy more salon equipment.


Safina Group's story

Asha N., age 33, is single with two children aged 4 and 2 years. She has a beauty salon which she started in 2000. She opens her salon from 8 am to 9 pm daily and she is able to make a monthly profit of about US$ 148 . This will be Asha’s fourth loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loans to buy salon equipment and she has paid back the loan successfully. She hopes for a new loan to further improve her salon inventory. Asha will share this loan with her subgroup, Safina Group, which totals 7 members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable in paying back the loan. In the picture, Asha is second from the left behind, in a blue dress.

In this group: Asha M., Agness, Shafii, Peter, Veneranda, Rose, Khadija
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