A loan of $2,900 helped a member to buy ingredients for her business.

Kwembe Group's story

Prisca K., who is in her early 40s, is married with three children. She has a business of selling liquid soap and toilet disinfectant. She has been in this business for two years and works from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (just for six hours). She is able to make a fair monthly profit.

This will be Prisca's first loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She wants a loan to buy ingredients for her business. She sells her products on order -- her customers ring and make orders and they either collect them or she delivers to them herself. Her dream is to one day have a factory where she can be able to make a big amount of stock and make it easy for customers to come in and out instead of her going door-to-door.

Prisca will share this loan with her loan group, Kwembe, which has a total of 24 new members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable in paying back their loans.

In the picture, Prisca is first on the left, sitting on a chair.

In this group: Prisca, Jane, Esther, Tajihery, Magdalena, Jenesia, Hidaya, Agnes, Magreth, Pili, Lilian, Pamela, Hassan, Anna, Sophia, Florence, Edah, Anna, Luiza, Maria, Ansila, Maua, Amina, Salome
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