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Ununio Group
In this Group: Tabu, Saada, Mweshima, Kibibi, Mariam, Kissa, Mariam, Kevina, Ashura, Salma, Maimuna, Veronica, Zuwena, Cheka, Suzana
Tabu M., who is in her late thirties, is married with two children. She has been selling food in a local place for three years now. She works from 5:00am to mid-day, daily, and is able to make a small monthly profit.

This will be Tabu's 2nd loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loan to expand her food business and has paid back her loan successfully. She hopes for a new loan to further increase her stock of foodstuffs. Her dreams is to improve her children's living conditions and her life.

Tabu will share this loan with her loan group "Ununio", which has a total of 15 members The members of the group will hold each other accountable for repaying the loans.

In the picture, Tabu is just in front, first on the right.

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

  • $1,900
    Average annual income
  • 61
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $15,061,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,503.5
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Ununio Group's $2,825 loan helped a member to increase her stock of food.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 1, 2011
Feb 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011