A loan of $3,100 helped a member to increase her shop inventory.


Five Stars Group's story

Fatuma, who is in her early 20s, is married and living with her husband; together they are blessed with one kid. For five years now, Fatuma has been running a shop selling different dry food items like beans, sugar, maize flour, baking flour and others. She works from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily and is able to make a good profit per month. This will be Fatuma's first loan request from Tujijenge Tanzania. She will use the loan to increase her shop inventory. She is looking for this increment in order to serve more customers. Fatuma dreams that one day she will be able to buy her own plot of land for building a business premises. She will share this loan with her loan group, “Five Stars”, which totals five members who will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Fatuma, Abubakari, Ramadhani, Rukia, Mwanaid
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