A loan of $2,650 helped a member improve her Salon.

Nuru-Kimanga Group's story

Fatuma N., age 37, is married with two children ages 15 and 18. She also cares for two dependents – orphans age 14 and 11. Fatuma has a salon business. She has had the business for 7 years and works daily from 8am until 8pm. She is able to earn a monthly profit of around $150.

This will be Fatuma’s 1st loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She hopes the loan will improve her salon business.

Fatuma will share this loan with her loan group, Nuru, which totals 19 members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable to pay back their loans. In the picture, Fatuma is standing 1st on the right in a black dress.

In this group: Fatuma, Bertha, Maaariam, Jacqueline, Zuhura, Bahati, Rehema, Newe, Teonistina, Hilda, Gabriel, Magreth, Aisha, Pendo, Jackline, Tunu, Leah, Hilda, Janeth

Loan details

Lenders and lending teams

Loan details