A loan of $4,850 helped a member to buy more medicine.


Tufaidi Group's story

Elizabeth B. is in her late thirties and married with four children who are still going to school. She has been running a pharmacy for three years and works from 8.00am to 10.00pm daily and is able to make a small monthly profit.

This will be Elizabeth's fifth loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loans to increase the stock with whatever medicine was out. She has paid back her loans successfully. She hopes for a loan to buy more medicine. Her dream is to one day own a small dispensary as she is a qualified nurse.

Elizabeth will share this loan with her loan group "Tufaidi" which has a total of 19 members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable is paying back their loans.

In the picture, Elizabeth is wearing a light blue dress in the middle.

In this group: Elizabeth, Sakina, Mwanahamis, Eva, Asha, Maria, Winfrida, Judith, Angelina, Saida, Rebecca, Angela, Tausi, Maua, Kulwa, Christina, Zulfa, Agness, Hadija
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