A loan of $3,100 helped a member to buy more fabrics, bed sheets and children's clothes to sell.


Malila Group's story

Fatuma, who is in her early 50s, is married with four grown-up children and two grandchildren who go to school. She has been selling fabrics, bed sheets and children's clothes, which she sells from door to door, for one year now. She works from 9.30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily and is able make a small monthly profit. This will be her third loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loans to increase her clothing business and has paid back all her loans successfully. She hopes for a loan to buy more fabrics, bed sheets and children's clothes to sell. Her dream is to one day be able to buy land. She will share this loan with her loan group "Malila", which has a total of 15 members who will hold each other accountable in paying back their loans.

In this group: Fatuma, Gerald*, Mary, Festo, Asha, Asteria, Catherine, Zena, Hadija, Rehema, Tabu, Hadija*, Monica, Rose, Sabina
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