A loan of $2,925 helped a member to increase her stock of tomatoes to resell.

Express Group's story

Halima, who is in her mid 20s, is married and has two children. One is in school and the other is still a baby. She has been running a business of selling tomatoes for two years now. She works from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. daily and is able to make a small monthly profit.

This will be her second loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loan to buy more tomatoes to resell and has paid back her loan successfully. She wants a loan to further increase her tomato stock to resell. Her dream is to one day able sell clothes.

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

In this group: Halima, Kamilus, Hamida, Mohamed, Asha, Pambo, Mariam, Jastini, Yotam, Jennifer, Lucy, Amina, Zuhura, Grace, Rehema, Fribeta

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