A loan of $3,475 helped a member to buy more fruits and vegetables to sell.

Protea Group's story

Romana, who is in her late 20's, is married and has a small child. She has had a fruits and vegetables business for two years now. She works from 7 a.m to 11 p.m daily and is able to make a small monthly profit.

This will be her first loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She wants to use it for buying more fruits and vegetables to sell. Her dream is to one day be able to open a big retail shop.

She will share this loan with her loan group "Protea", which has a total of 15 members who will hold each other accountable for paying back their loans.

In this group: Romana, Denis, Alawi, William, Benito, Juma, Mwanamvua, Thelesia, Juma, Beatrice*, Mwanaid, Bedson*, Salma, Christina, Hidaya*
*not pictured

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