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Zambarau Group
In this Group: Halima, Pauline, Sauda, Asha*, Eva, Salome, Ngojike, Paulo, Mussa, Elias, Halima, Petter, Haliki, Jenga, Subira, Abdalaaziz
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Halima is in her late 40s is married with one child. She has been a food vendor for about ten years now. She works from 6 am to 11 pm and she is able to make a good monthly profit.

This will be Halima’s second loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loan to increase her stock of food and has paid back her loan successfully. She hopes for a loan to stock more food. Halima’s dream is to one day be an international business woman.

Halima will share this loan with her loan group, "Zambarau", which totals 16 members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable in paying back the loan.

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
  • 39
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $15,304,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,580.0
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Zambarau Group's $4,425 loan helped a member to add to her stock of food.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 21, 2011
Dec 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 16, 2012