A loan of $3,975 helped a member to open a clothing shop.

Bahati Group's story

Sofia, who is in her early 50s, is married with four grown up children, all of whom are independent. She stays with three grandchildren who are going to school. She has two businesses, selling beer at wholesale prices and a food cafe. She works from 6:30 am to 10:00 pm daily and is able to make a good monthly profit.

This will be her 4th loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loans to increase her businesses and has paid back all her loans successfully. She wants a loan to open a clothing shop. Her dream is to one day be able to open a bigger clothing shop.

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

In this group: Sofia, Safiel, Ephraim, John, Zuwenna, Vestina, Halima, Martha, Matrida, Salma, Yoshua, Rosalia, Hadija, Brasid*, Solomon, Sailas
*not pictured

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