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Salma has owned a small market in the Mikunguni neighborhood of Zanzibar for one year. She belongs to umoja ubarikiti group loan (Group code 2100). She currently earns an average monthly profit of $70. Every day she works at her business for 12 hours.

She is requesting her first loan from BRAC Tanzania so that she can buy more items to add to her current stock and improve her business. She is hoping that, through this loan, her profit will increase and she will be able to grow her business and save money for future use.

Salma is 37 years old, married, and has three children: ages 12, 9 and 6. She also cares for one additional dependent.

About Tanzania

  • $1,900
    Average annual income
  • 50
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $15,321,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,347.0
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Salma to buy more items to add to her current stock to improve her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 30, 2009
Apr 25, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 22, 2010