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Mkorofi Si Mwenzetu Group
In this Group: Subira, Edita
Subira is a clothes seller in the Jang’ombe neighborhood of Zanzibar. She currently earns an average monthly profit of about $90. She works at her business daily.


She is requesting her second loan from BRAC Tanzania so that she can buy more clothes (khanga) for her business. She hopes to increase her profits and grow her business through this loan.


Subira is 23 years old and married, and she has two children, ages three and four. She also cares for two additional dependents. She will be sharing this loan with her fellow group member, Edita, who also has her own small business in Zanzibar.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

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About Tanzania

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 20
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $14,347,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,332.5
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mkorofi Si Mwenzetu Group's $700 loan helped a member to buy more clothes (khanga) for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 19, 2009
Listed
Apr 16, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jul 22, 2010