A loan of $4,950 helped a member to pay school fees and to increase her food stock so as to sell to more people.


Wastara Group's story

Latifa, who is in her late 30s, is married with two sons who are still in school. She has been a food vendor since 2002. She works from 6am to 9pm daily and is able to make a fair monthly profit.

This will be Latifa's third loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loans to buy the missing items in her food stock and soft drinks, pay school fees, buy a mattress and bed and cover household expenses. She has paid back all her loans successfully. Latifa wants a loan to pay school fees and to increase her food stock so as to sell to more people.

Latifa will share this loan with her loan group, Wastara, which has 16 members who will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Latifa, Fatuma, Hadija, Yusuph, Khadija, Magreth, Edson, Doris, Stewart, Nasra, Agnes, Faida, Nuru, Omari, Jackson, Hadija



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