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Tatu's Tushirikiane Group
In this Group: Tatu, Pendo, Amina
Tatu is 30 years old and is single. Tatu owns a food vendor store which she started in 2006. She works every day from 6 am to 5 pm at her business.

In the past, Tatu has taken out one successful loan from BRAC Tanzania to expand her business. She now hopes for a loan to buy more food items for her business. She will share this loan with her subgroup members, who have businesses dealing in genge (small food vendors) and drinks selling.

Additional Information

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
  • 39
    View loans »
    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $15,301,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,145.0
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Tatu's Tushirikiane Group's $625 loan helped a member to buy more food items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 5, 2008
Feb 19, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2009