A loan of $1,050 helped a member to buy more charcoal and firewood for her business.


Mwashamba's Usawa Group's story

Mwashamba is 35 years old. She is divorced with 2 children aged 5 and 3 years old. She is a charcoal and firewood seller since May 2008. Every day, she works from 6am to 9pm at her business and can earn a monthly profit of about US$ 50 from her sales.


Mwashamba is now requesting a loan to buy more charcoal and firewood for her business. She will share this loan with her subgroup members, who have businesses dealing with tailoring, chips sales, phone voucher sales, juice and charcoal sales, and clothing sales.

In this group: Mwashamba, Ghanie, Dina, Mwajuma, Zeyana, Fatma


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