A loan of $925 helped a member to buy more clothes for the expansion of her business.

Upako Group's story

Hilda has been a clothes seller in the Sakina neighborhood of Arusha for 2 years. She currently earns an average monthly profit of US$ 175. Every day she works at her business from 7am to 6pm. She is requesting her first loan from BRAC Tanzania so that she can buy more clothes for her business. She is hoping that through this loan, her profit will increase and she will be able to grow her business.

Hilda is married, and has two children: ages 10 and 6. She will be sharing this loan with her fellow group members, Glory, Mwanamkuu, Anna, Grace, Mariam, Asia, and Fatma. Each woman has her own small business in Arusha.

In this group: Hilda , Glory, Mwanamkuu, Anna, Grace, Mariam, Asia, Fatma
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