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Chiriku Group
In this Group: Shabani, Winfrida, Siti, Andrew, Ema, Mariam, Albert, Bety, Gloria, Said
Shabani, who is in his early 30s, is married, with three children, one of which still goes to school. He has been selling bicycle spare parts for six years now. He works from 6am to 6pm daily, and he is able to make a good monthly profit.

He is requesting his first loan from Tujijenge Tanzania, which he will use to buy more bicycle spare parts. His dream is to one day be a big businessman.

He will share this loan with his loan group "Chiriku," which totals 10 members who will hold each other accountable for 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

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 50
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $14,679,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,573.3
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Chiriku Group's $2,050 loan helped a member to buy more bicycle spare parts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 27, 2012
Listed
Sep 3, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 15, 2013