A loan of $4,500 helped a member to restock the missing items in her grocery shop.


Safina Group's story

Mary is in her early 40s. She is single with two children who are still at school. She has been running a grocery store for one year now. She works from 3.30 pm to 11.00 pm daily and is able to make a fair monthly profit.

This will be Mary's 4th loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loans to start selling secondhand clothes and to buy more drinks for the grocery. She has paid back all her loans successfully. She used the profit to buy a TV set, pay school fees, cover household expenses and buy a sofa set. She will use this loan to restock the missing items in her grocery shop. She dreams of having a big grocery store and another shop for secondhand clothes.

Mary will share this loan with her loan group Safina, which has eleven members who will hold each other accountable for paying back their loans.

In this group: Mary, Bahati, Khadija, Hamisi, Salama, John, Siwema, Yusta, Veneranda, Asha, Agness



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