Andrew has taken out five loans with Tujijenge before, and he has succesfully repaid all of them. With this loan, he hopes to upgrade his camera and equipment, which will allow him to take more pictures of better quality. Furthermore, he is also using the loan to put together a collection of his work that he will sell when it is finished.
Along with Andrew, there are five other members in his group who will share the loan. These members own businesses ranging from tailoring to food vending. The group takes the loan out together and guarantees each member in the group to ensure full payback.
About Tujijenge TanzaniaThis 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.
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid