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Jasiri Group
In this Group: Victoria, Clara, Afua, Hadija, Jumbe, Stellah, Anna, Aziza, Devota, Davis*, Rehema, Mariam, Subira, Salim, Pilly, Michael, Salama
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Victoria is in her early 30s, married, and has three children who attend school. She has been running two businesses, food vender and vitenge (African traditional fabric) for one year. She works from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm daily and is able to make a small monthly profit.

Victoria is requesting her third loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loans to increase the vitenge and food stock and has repaid all her loans successfully. With this loan, she wants to increase her food stock so that she can sell more food. Her dream is to build her own house.

She will share this loan with her loan group "Jasiri," which has a total of 17 members who hold each other accountable for paying back their loans.

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
  • 70
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $15,081,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,583.0
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Jasiri Group's $3,500 loan helped a member to increase her food stock so that she can sell more food.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 13, 2012
Feb 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 16, 2012