A loan of $3,625 helped a member to buy more stock of fish and buy more sacks of charcoal to sell.


Arsenal Group's story

Safina, who is in her early 50s is married with four children and seven grand children. She has been selling fish and charcoal for one year now. She works from 5 a.m to 8 p.m daily and is able to make a good monthly profit.

This will be her 4th loan from Tujijenge Tanzani. She used the previous loans to increase on the fish stock and also started selling charcoal as well. She has paid back all her loans succesfully. She wants a loan to buy more stock of fish and buy more sacks of charcoal to sell. Her dream is to one day be able to make her business big.

She will share this loan with her loan group "Arsenal" which has a total of 17 members who will hold each other accountable for paying back their loans.

In this group: Safina, Fortunata, Tausi, Salome, Rehema*, Mohamrdi, Gloria, Suzana, Monica, Fortunata, Maua, Regina, Hadija, Fina, Fatuma, Cecilia*, Maria
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