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Ddc Group
In this Group: Zakia, Mwamvua, Bensia, Winfrida, Stella, Bijeli, Juliana, Frola, Getruda, Habiba*, Fatuma, Vivian, Habibu, Abeid, Joyce, Christopher, Jaid
* not pictured
Zakia M., who is in her mid-thirties, is married with three children. She has been selling clothes door-to-door for three years. She works from 8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. daily and is able to make a fair monthly profit. This will be Zakia's 2nd loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loan to buy more sarongs, fabrics, bedsheets and curtains and has repaid her loan successfully. Zakia hopes for a loan to start selling food in remote areas.

Zakia will share this loan with her loan group, DDC, which has 17 members, who will hold each other accountable in paying back their loans. In the picture, Zakia is in the front row, second from 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
  • 49
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $15,319,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,498.0
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Ddc Group's $2,750 loan helped a member to expand her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 7, 2011
Feb 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011