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Zakaria is in his early 30s and is married. He has been running a photography business for eight years now. He works from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm daily, and is able to make a good monthly profit.

This loan will be his 4th loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used his previous loans to buy a big camera, buy a flash for his camera, and pay household expenses. He has paid back all his loans successfully. His dream is to one day open a big studio.

He now wants a loan to start selling gas cookers. Zakaria will share this loan with his loan group, Up to Date, which as a total of 11 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
  • 34
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $14,511,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,584.7
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Up To Date Group's $3,100 loan helped a member to start selling gas cookers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 29, 2012
Listed
Nov 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 15, 2013