A loan of $4,250 helped a member to buy more fish and rice.


Tanzanite Group's story

Mafunda, who is in her late 20s is married with two children. One of them goes to school, the other one is still a baby. She has been running two businesses, fish selling and rice selling, for 10 years now. She works from 5 a.m. to mid-night daily and is able to make a good monthly profit.

This will be her 1st loan from Tujijenge Tanzania which she wants to use to buy more fish and to make more rice to sell. Her dream is to one day be able to own a food cafe.

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

In this group: Mafunda, Chongera, Alex, Felista, Edmund, Sebastian, Mwamvita, Aziza, Asha, Renatha, Aziza, Slyvia, Domina, Leah, Maryness*, Siwema
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