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Mwasiti is married with two children. She lives in the Kigamboni area of Dar es Salaam. She runs a food vending business in a busy area of Kigamboni. Mwasiti thanks all her lenders for her first loan with Kiva. With the loan, she was able to purchase a blender so that she can offer fresh juice to her customers. She also purchased a deep freezer so that she is now able to keep more fish and juice in stock. She is very delighted with these purchases because they have helped her increase her revenue.

Mwasiti has started to build a permanent structure where she can conduct her business. She is requesting a loan worth USD1200 for finishing the structure and buying tables, chairs, food serving dishes, food display cages and ceiling fans.

About Tanzania

  • $1,900
    Average annual income
  • 42
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $14,890,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Mwasiti to buy building materials, tables, chairs, and food serving dishes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 30, 2007
Jul 16, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 31, 2008