A loan of $800 helped a member to buy more fish for resale and to start new business.


Mchanga's Jitahidini Group's story

Mchanga is 30 years and married with 3 children aged 2, 4 and 3. She also takes care of 2 other children aged 6 and 8 years old. She became a food seller in 2004. Every day, she works from 8am to 6pm at her business and can earn a monthly profit of about $250 from her sales.

In the past, Mchanga has taken out 1 successful loan from BRAC Tanzania to expand her business. Mchanga now hopes for a loan to buy more fish for resale and to start a new business. She will share this loan with her subgroup members, who also have businesses dealing with bicycle spare sales, snacks sales, juice sales, charcoal and firewood sales.

In this group: Mchanga, Fatma, Zaituni, Saumu, Munira, Maryam
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