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Twaha Ally's Tupendana C Group
In this Group: Twaha, Devotha, Huru, Musa, Buibwa, Nyamizi, Nora*, Zainabu, Zawadi, John, Eizabeth, Mrisho, Mwatumu, Juma, Jum, Alim, Asha, Alfred
* not pictured
Twaha A., age 38, is married with one 2-year-old daughter. He sells mosquito nets, a business he started eight years ago. He works from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily and is able to make a monthly profit of about $31.


Twaha has taken out four previous loans from Tujijenge Tanzania to increase his capital. He hopes for a new loan to buy bricks to build a small house. Twaha will share this loan with his loan group, named Tependane C, whose 18 members guarantee one another in paying back their loans.


In the picture Twaha is second from right, standing at the back.

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
  • 38
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $14,894,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,195.0
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Twaha Ally's Tupendana C Group's $4,000 loan helped a member to buy bricks to build a house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Jul 23, 2008
Listed
Jul 1, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Dec 16, 2008