A loan of $750 helped a member to buy more fabrics and tools to make clothing.


Mwanzo Mgumu Group's story

Nihfadhi has been making dresses in Zanzibar since 1998. She is 48 years old, divorced, and has five children.

She works at her tailoring shop from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily and earns a monthly profit of approximately $85. She is hoping to use this loan to by more fabrics and tools so that she may make more dresses.


Nihfadhi will be sharing this loan with her fellow group members: Safia, Fatma, Aisha, Biubwa and Umanzi. They each also have their own businesses in Zanzibar making and selling foods.

In this group: Nihfadhi, Safia, Fatma, Aisha, Biubwa, Umanzi


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