A loan of $3,000 helped a member increase stock of beauty products and buy women's suits.

Kisiwani Group's story

Hadija H. is in her late thirties and is married with three children. Hadija has been running her own beauty salon for the past 6 years. The shop is open daily between 8 am and 9 pm and earns Hadija a good monthly profit.

This will be Hadija's 8th loan with Tujijenge Tanzania. She used her previous loans to increase her stock of beauty products for the salon. She also used the previous loans to start another business selling womens suits. With this loan, Hadija hopes to buy more suits, as well as find a store from which she can sell them. Hadija's dream is to one day be able to go to China and buy good quality suits.

Hadija will share this loan with her loan group Kisiwani, which totals 18 members. The members of the group will hold each other responsible for repaying the loans.

In the picture, Hadija can be seen in the back row, wearing black, third from left.

In this group: Hadija, Julieth, Hamida, Hawa, Dorothi M., Benadeta, Cesilia A., Rose, Kijoli, Mwanaid, Faines, Timilai, Angeline, Patricia, Getruda, Neema, Janeth, Christine

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