A loan of $2,575 helped a member to buy more food items to cook and sell.

Mwinyi Group's story

One member of Mwinyi group is Zainabu, who is in her early 30s and married, living together with her husband. For a period of three years, she has been able to manage her family by running a prepared food business. She works from 6am to 4pm daily and is able to make a fair monthly profit.

This will be her fourth loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loans to purchase more food stock, to repair the business premises, and to cover household expenses, and she has paid back all of her loans successfully. Now, she is requesting a loan to buy more food items. Her dream is to one day be able to build a house and own a cafe.

She will share this loan with her loan group, Mwinyi, which totals 12 members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Zainabu, Ashiruna, Fatuma, Fatuma, Fatuma, Asha, Rashid, Emelina, Judith, Sada, Onasaa, Rukia

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