A loan of $775 helped a member to buy new tape for her well.

Fatuma's Maarifa Group's story

Fatuma is 39 years old and is married woman with 6 children, ages 24,22,18,15,8 and 6 years old. She and her husband also take care of 3 other children, ages 23,22 and 19 years old. Fatuma sales bites and water from well, she started in 2005. Everyday, she works from 6.30am to 8.30pm at her business and can earn a monthly profit of about $40 from her sales.

In the past, Fatuma has taken out 2 successful loans from BRAC Tanzania to expand her business. She now hopes for a loan to buy other tapes for a well.. She will share this loan with her subgroup members, Zainabu and Zuhura.

In this group: Fatuma, Zainabu, Zuhura
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