A loan of $2,950 helped a member to buy more cosmetics to sell.

Mzimuni Group's story

Zaina, who is in her early twenties, is single. She has been running a cosmetics business for one year now. She works from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. daily and is able to make a fair monthly profit.

This will be Zaina’s first loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. As leader of the loan group "Mzimuni," she will share this loan with fifteen other members who will hold each other accountable for paying back their loans.

Zaina wants to use her portion of the loan to buy more cosmetics to sell. Her dream is to one day open another cosmetics shop.

In this group: Zaina, Fatuma, Maulidi, Donsi, Rose, Jumanne, Jane*, Herman, Rajabu, Robert, Edna*, Ahmad, Zena, Kado, Steven, Moses
*not pictured

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