A loan of $2,950 helped a member to buy more rolls of materials and different types of colors for her tie and dye business.


Crane Group's story

Mariam, who is in her early 50s, is married with four children who are all grown up. She has five grandchildren and three of them go to school. The other two are small. She has been running a business of tie and dye for three years now. She works from 8 am to 4 pm daily and is able to make a small monthly profit.

This will be Mariam's seventh loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loans to start making and selling tie and dye clothes called Vikoye. Previously, she used to sell cooked food. She is doing very well and is happy with the loan, which enables her to be self sufficient. She has paid back all her loans successfully. She used the profit to pay school fees for her three grandkids and covered household expenses. She will use this loan to buy more rolls of materials and different type of colors for her tie and dye business.

Mariam will share this loan with her loan group "CRANE", which has 13. The members will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Mariam, Issa, Cornel, Perpetua, Amina, Sunday, Hassan, Albano, Preskus*, Modest, Rashid, Rehema, Kindamba
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