A loan of $875 helped a member to buy more firewood for her shop.


Mgeni's Group's story

Mgeni A. B. has been selling firewood in the Mikunguni neighborhood of Zanzibar for one year. She works from 8:00am to 4:00pm every day and earns a profit of approximately $80 each month. She is requesting her first loan from BRAC Tanzania so that she can expand her inventory, sell more firewood, and increase her profit.


Mgeni is 30 years old, divorced, and has four children, aged 3, 6, 12, and 14. She also cares for her two elderly parents.


Mgeni will be sharing this loan with her fellow group members, Sina, Mwanapili, Mwajuma, Tatu, and Miza. Each has her own small shop in Zanzibar.

In this group: Mgeni, Sina, Mwanapili, Mwajuma, Tatu, Miza


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