A loan of $2,900 helped a member to begin selling kangas.


Uestline Group's story

Rhoda M. is in her mid-50s and is married with four children. For the past nine years, she has run a shop selling soda, juice and water. Her shop is open from 7 am to 8 pm. She makes a fair monthly profit.

This will be Rhoda's fourth loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used her previous loans to buy drinks and empty crates for her shop and has successfully paid back her loans. She would like to use her current loan to begin selling kangas (sarongs worn by Swahili women). Her dream is to travel one day.

Rhoda will share this loan with her group, Uestline, which has 17 members. The group members will hold each other accountable in repaying the loan.

In the photo, Rhoda can be seen first on the left in the second row.

In this group: Rhoda, Ibrahim, Stephano, Irene, Mariam, Christina, Kibunda, Zaituni, Sophia, Abdalah, Ufoo, Shukuru, Furaha, Hamisi*, Resty, Kemed, Gasper
*not pictured



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