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Tuwe Wakweli Group
In this Group: Zuhura, Samira
Zuhura has been selling clothes, in addition to cooking and selling food, in the Mikunguni neighborhood of Zanzibar for 3 years. She currently earns an average monthly profit of $230. Every day she works at her business for 8 hours.

She is requesting her first loan from BRAC Tanzania so that she can buy more clothes and food items to expand 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.

Zuhura is 32 years old, married, and cares for two dependents. She will be sharing this loan with her fellow group member, Samira, who 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.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Tanzania

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 118
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $14,502,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,321.6
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Tuwe Wakweli Group's $325 loan helped a member to expand store inventory.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 16, 2009
Listed
May 19, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jul 22, 2010