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Mapinduzi Group
In this Group: Bakari , Jumanne, Hawa, Rukia, Yakubu, Saidi, Omary, Sophia, Mohamed, Hadija, Sharifa, Hadija, Rukia
Bakari, who is in his early 40s, is married with two children who go to school. He has been running a fish business for 15 years now. He works from 6am to 1pm daily and he is able to make a small monthly profit.

This will be his 8th loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loans to buy a plot of land and built his house, pay school fees for his children, and cover household expenses. He has paid back all his loans successfully. He hopes for this loan to buy more fish to resell. His dream is to one day be able to build a nice house and take good care of his family.

He will share this loan with his loan group "Mapinduzi" which totals 13 members who will hold each 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

  • $1,900
    Average annual income
  • 40
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $15,301,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,577.8
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mapinduzi Group's $2,600 loan helped a member to buy more fish to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 10, 2012
Oct 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013