A loan of $4,575 helped a member to buy more fabrics and other clothes to resell.


Umangani Group's story

LEA, who is in her early 30s, is married and has two boys, one of which is in school and the remaining is still too young. LEA has been running a business selling clothes ( fabrics and madila - a kind of gown made by using fabrics) . She works from midday to 6pm daily and is able to make a good monthly profit.

This will be her first loan from Tujijenge Tanzania which she will use to buy more business fabrics and other clothes to resell. Her dream is to one day be able to open a big clothes shop.

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

In this group: Lea, Mariam, Prisca, Edward, Amina, Mwamvita, Ruth, Tebo, Fatuma, Halima, Amina, Zainabu



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