A loan of $3,950 helped a member to buy out of stock items for her food business.

Pera Group's story

Star, who is in her late 30s, is a widow with three children, two of whom go to school. She has been a food vendor since 2005. She works from 2 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily and is able to make a fair monthly profit.

This will be her 1st loan from Tujijenge Tanzania, which she wants to use for buying out of stock items for her food business. Her dream is to one day be able to own a grocery.

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

In this group: Star, Sophia, Erenea, Christina, Sauda, Zakaria, Rehema, Merykyori, Winfrida, Fatuma, Mangadelena, Ngano, Anna, Azama, Christina

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