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Felista
Mambo from Tanzania! This is 36-year-old Felista M. from Tukuyu. She is married with four children between the ages of 16 and 21. Felista has been running a business purchasing and selling crops since 1995. She works at the business for 9-12 hours per day, six days per week. Felista currently earns about 120 USD from her business. She is requesting a loan to purchase crops in bulk for her business. In the future, she plans to improve the quality and range of product. Felista thanks you for your support!

SELFINA has taken a lead role as a pioneer of micro-credit in Tanzania through Micro-Leasing. The organization is engaged in the economic empowerment of women in Tanzania through the provision of a leasing and leaseback microfinance facility. Customs and traditions in Tanzania make it difficult for women to own land and assets, thus they are termed non-creditworthy by financial institutions. This leads to poor financial support and poor access to basic needs and services for women with low incomes. One of the primary advantages of micro-leasing is that it allows clients to use the equipment as collateral for future loans with SELFINA, thus enabling them to borrow larger sums in the future

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  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 35
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $14,312,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,317.5
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD