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Total loan: $1,775
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Star Group

Tanzania
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania / Fruits & Vegetables

A loan of $1,775 helped a member to buy more sacks of charcoal to keep on store and proceeding on selling.


Star Group's story

Sara is a woman who makes her living by running a genge business selling fruits, vegetables and charcoal. She is mid thirties years old and is single. She has been in this business for four years now and is able to make a very good monthly profit. She opens her genge from 09am to 08pm daily.

From Tujijenge Tanzania, this is Sara's fourth loan request which she will use to buy more sacks of charcoal to keep on store and proceeding on selling. Because it is rains season, Sara need to buy more sacks of charcoal to keep on store and avoid scarcity and purchasing price spiral. She used the previous loans all of which paid successfully to service her genge with new items. Sara received an extra income which she used to cover school fees and home food expenses. In the coming years, Sara would like to build a house.

She will share this loan with her loan group" Star" which consist of four members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Sara, Yahya, Mercy, Njuke
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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: March 20, 2014
Facilitated by Field Partner: Tujijenge Tanzania Ltd

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: March 20, 2014
Facilitated by Field Partner: Tujijenge Tanzania Ltd