A loan of $575 helped a member to buy more clothes for her business.


Wachewaseme Group's story

Sharifa is 30 years old, married, and has two children: ages 7 and 4. Sharifa is currently a clothes saleswoman who has been living in the Mikunguni neighborhood of Zanzibar for 2 years. She currently earns an average monthly profit of $125 and works a daily shift of 12 hours. She is requesting her second loan from BRAC Tanzania so that she can purchase more clothes and restock her business, and she is hopping that with this loan she will increase her profit. She will be sharing this loan with her fellow group members, Fatma and Mwajuma. Each woman also has her own small business in Zanzibar.

In this group: Sharifa, Fatma, Mwajuma


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