A loan of $3,050 helped a member to buy gas cylinders and grocery drinks to resell.


El - Shadai Group's story

Happy, who is in her late twenties, is single and has got a baby boy who is still young. She has been managing three projects which are close to each other. One is a grocery, selling soft drinks, beers, and spirits; second is gas supplier, where she fills and sells empty gas cylinders; lastly, she has a business, known as electronic money transfer (M-pesa and Togo pesa). Happy is in these business since 2007, and now is able to make a good monthly profit. She opens her businesses from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. per working day.

From Tujijenge, Tanzania, this is her first loan request, which she will use to buy gas cylinders and grocery drinks to resell. Happy dreams of expanding her business and becaming rich. She will share this loan with her loan group, El-Shadia, which totals five members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

In this group: Happy, Peter, Apple, Joyce, Lydia



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