A loan of $4,700 helped a member to buy beers to sell in her grocery store.

Sarafina Group's story

Asha is in her late thirties and married, with one child who goes to school.

She has been running a grocery store for five years now. She works from 7 a.m. to midnight and is able to make a good monthly profit.

This will be her second loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loan to buy chairs and tables and to restock her inventory. She repaid her loan successfully. She wants a loan to add beers to her line of products. Her dream is one day to be able to buy her own car.

Asha will share this loan with her loan group "Sarafina." It has 14 members who will hold one other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Asha, Zena, Sara, Ramadhan, Jane, Amina, Mwanaisha*, Jabir*, Faiza, Safina, Abasi, Fatuma, Husna, Godfrey
*not pictured

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