A loan of $4,875 helped a member to reinforce the working capital of the various businesses.

Maiha Zakhem Group's story

Asia Kasimu, 34, is married with no children. She sells soft drinks. She started this business in 2002 and works daily from 9am until 11pm. She is able to earn a monthly profit of around US$ 311.

This will be Asia’s seventh loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loans to increase her stock and bought a fridge. She has repaid the loans successfully. She now hopes for this seventh loan but has not planned what she reA. wants to do with her share.

Asia will share this loan with her loan group, "Maisha Zakhem", which totals 16 members. The members of the group hold each other accountable in paying back their loans. In the picture, Asia is 1st from left, standing, second row.

In this group: Asia, Sara, Sharifa, Zahara, Husna, Michael, James, Fatuma, Zainabu, Mariam, Sharifa, Yusufu, Daima, Hadija, Mauwa, Juhudi

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