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Dove Group
In this Group: Tizo, Josephat, Leon, Pili, Hellena, Neema, Martina, Caroline, Mwajuma, Aurelia, Welnesta, Bernadet, Theresia, Elizabeth
Tizo is in his late twenties and is single with one child . He has been running a barber shop for three years now. He works from 7am to 8pm and he is able to make a good monthly profit.

This will be Tizo’s second loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loan to increase the stock of his barber shop business and has paid back his loan successfully. He hopes for a loan to add more stock to his barber shop business. Tizo’s dream is to one day build his own house.

Tizo will share this loan with his loan group, "Dove", which totals fourteen 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
  • $14,890,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,580.0
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Dove Group's $2,850 loan helped a member to add more stock to his barber shop business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 3, 2012
Jan 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 16, 2012