A loan of $5,400 helped a member to start new business of fabrics .


Mawela Group's story

Pudenciana, who is married, is aged in her late twenties. She has got one kid who is still small. Pudenciana has been managing a business of breads for seven years. She sales her breads on bus-station where she has a permit from local government. She start working from 05am to 01pm daily. Because of living far from bus station, she wakes up 03am and take like two hours distance to business place. She need to board a bus go and return everyday. Pudenciana is able to make a fair monthly return.

From Tujijenge Tanzania, this is her first loan request which she will use to start new business of fabrics. Her business sales does not generate a satisfactory income, therefore she cannot meet her daily family needs as expected. By starting fabrics business, Pudenciana believe her extra income will grow and makes her life better. She dreams that one day she will be able to open a big shop selling fabrics and improve her family life.
She will share this loan with her loan group" Mawela" which consist of ten members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Pudenciana, Yusuph, Mohamed, Juston, Charles, Claus, Magreth, Marry, Iddy, Julius



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