A loan of $2,500 helped a member to increase equipment in the salon and to pay the rent for the salon.

Dovya Group's story

Shukuru, who is in her late thirties is married with one child who is also married. She has been running a beauty salon for 20 years now. She works from 9.00 am to 7.00 pm daily and is able to make a small monthly profit.

This will be her eighth loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loans to increase the equipment in her salon, renovate the salon by painting the inside, repair the floor by putting down tiles and installing a washing sink, and pay household expenses. She has paid back all her loans successfully. She wants a loan to increase the equipment in the salon and to pay the rent. Her dream is to one day be able to modify her house.

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

In this group: Shukuru, Cicilia*, Sophia, Hadija, Mariam, Zaituni, Rehema, Rehema, Fahima, Zulea, Mwanahamisi, Maria, Rehema, Doroth, Mwania
*not pictured

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