A loan of $4,275 helped a member to buy more fruits and vegetables to offer for sale.


Sarafina Group's story

Zulfa has operated a fruit and vegetable business since 2010. She works from 6 a.m to 6 p.m. daily and is able to make a small monthly profit. She is in her early 30s and is single with one child who is enrolled in school. This will be Zulfa's second loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loan to increase her business and to pay household expenses, and she has paid back her loan successfully. She intends to use this loan buy more fruits and vegetables to offer for sale. Her dream is someday to be able to buy a plot of land. She will share this loan with her loan group. The group is called Sarafina and is comprised of a total of 18 members, who will hold each other accountable in paying back their loans.

In this group: Zulfa, Isabela, Mwanaid, Mwanaisha, Abasi, Ashura, Zana, Nia, Fatuma, Safina, Jane, Christina, Johari*, Ramadhan, Zabibu, Mohamed, Mwanahamis, Hadija*
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