A loan of $3,650 helped a member to buy more clothing for her store.


Mfano Group's story

Zainabu C., 45, is married with three children aged 22, 17 and 13. She has had a clothes shop for six years where she works from 6.30 am to 6pm daily, earning a monthly profit of about $104. This will be Zainabu’s first loan from Tujijenge, Tanzania. With it she hopes to open a general store. Zainabu will share the loan with her 17-member loan group, Mfano. The members of the group will hold each other accountable in paying back the loan. Zainabu is second from the left in the first row, wearing a green dress.

In this group: Zainabu, Zainabu, Hamida, Halima, Rose, Neema, Hungwi, Mkunde, Martina, Fatuma, Rosta, Salome, Adelina, Stanley, Bartha*, Seleman, Tabu
*not pictured



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