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Esther Tanzanite Group
In this Group: Esther, Alawi, Grace, Saidi, Sefu
Esther A. , age 30, has got a child of ten. She has a beauty salon which she began 4 years ago. She works from 7:30am to 10pm daily and is able to make a monthly profit of around US$ 258.


In the past, Esther has taken out two loans from Tujijenge Tanzania to buy salon equipment. She hopes for a new loan to start a secretarial service. Esther will share this loan with her subgroup members who have shops, sell coconuts and have a butchery.


In the picture Esther is in the middle back row.

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

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 12
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $14,113,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,164.8
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Esther Tanzanite Group's $1,825 loan helped a member to buy a printer and start a secretarial service.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Mar 19, 2008
Listed
Mar 3, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jul 19, 2008