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White C Group
In this Group: Mathew, Mwanahawa, Ibrahim, Odine , Justina, Elice*
* not pictured
M. A., age 44, is married and has two children aged 11 and 9. He has owned and operated a general store since 2001, working from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. From this business Matthew is able to earn a monthly profit of about $270.



This will be M.’s fourth loan from Tujijenge Tanzania, his previous loans, all repaid, having been used to increase his store stock and open another store for his wife. He now hopes to obtain a loan to buy a small plot of land.



M. will share this loan with his subgroup C of White group, whose six members sell food and have retail and general stores. The members of the group will hold each other accountable in paying back the loan. In the picture, M. is in the front with a white t-shirt

Additional Information

About Tujijenge Tanzania

This loan is administered by Tujijenge Tanzania, which was founded in 2006. It has operations in Dar es Salaam, the coastal region, and the Lake Victoria region. The organization aims to reach out to micro entrepreneurs and provide them with financial and social intermediation services because capital is one of the major barriers to development and success for micro-enterprise initiatives in Tanzania.

For more information on Tujijenge Tanzania, please visit its partner page, or join its lending team.

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
  • 19
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $14,118,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,351.3
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of White C Group's $2,225 loan helped a member to buy a small plot of land.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 10, 2010
Listed
Mar 12, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 15, 2010