A loan of $3,900 helped a member to buy more fruit and vegetables to sell.


Safina Group's story

Flora, who is in her mid 30s, is married with four children; three of them go to school. She has been running a fruit and vegetables stand for one year now. She works from 6 a.m to 4 p.m daily and is able to make a fair monthly profit.

This will be her 2nd loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loan to increase her business and cover household expenses. She has paid back her loans successfully. She hopes for a loan to buy more fruit and vegetables to sell. Her dream is to one day be able to own a hotel.

She will share this loan with her loan group "Safina" which has a total of 16 members who will hold each other accountable in paying back their loans.

In this group: Flora, Asha, Yusta, Khadija, Veneranda, Andrew, John, Zamda, Hawa*, Hamisi, Kassim, Sulaiya, Monica, Emmanuel, Mary, Zuhura
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