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Antokia Group
In this Group: Hobokela, Halima, Asha, Angasia, Grace, Antonia , Micholaus, Good Luck, Caroline, Aisha, Kennedy, Merina, Huruma, Sophia
Hobokela,who is in her early 60s is married with two children who are still at the college. She has been running a Genge-Duka (Retail shop together with fruits and vegetables) since 2005. She works from 6.30 am to 9.30 pm daily and is able to make a good monthly profit.

This will be her 5th loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loans to buy the missing items in the genge-duka, paid college fees for her children and has paid back all loans successfully. She wants a loan to increase on the genge-duka stock to resell. Her dream is to one day be able to build her own house.

She will share this loan with her loan group "Antokia" which has a total of 14 members who will 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
  • 39
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $14,894,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,591.0
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Antokia Group's $3,675 loan helped a member to increase on Genge-Duka stock to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 19, 2012
Apr 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 18, 2012