A loan of $925 helped a member to buy dry fishes from upcountry to resell.


Saadani Group's story

Frida is aged in her late forties and has got five children, three boys and two girls, of whom four are in school. Frida, who is married, makes her living by running two businesses. Beauty salon is one of her business and Retail shop is a second business selling dry food like rice, maize and baking flour, soda and airtime and so on. She manages well all of these businesses in assistance with few helpers. Frida opens her business from 06am to 08pm daily and is able to make a small monthly profit. From Tujijenge Tanzania, this is her fifth loan request which she will use to buy dry fishes from upcountry to resell. This is a new project Frida is trying to do so as to increase her extra income which is small. With her previous loans all of which paid back successfully, Frida used to rebuild her beauty salon place by making the room bigger so as to service more people. She also purchased new shop products which before she was not selling. She received an extra income which she used to buy flat screen TV, radio and fridge. In the coming years, she would like to be a successfully business-woman. Frida will share this loan with her loan group” SAADANI “which consist of two members who will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Frida, Pudensiana
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