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Kitulano Group
In this Group: Alex, Emanuel, John, Rukia, Merry, Martha, Mwivano, Habiba, Johari, Magreth, Lemi, Victoria, Yusta, Matilda, Shufaa, Asha, Celine, Marry, Ana, Safina, Gaudensia
Alex is a single man in his early 20’s with a young son. He has been running a business selling shoes for two years. He works from 8 am to 6 pm daily and is able to make a very good monthly profit. This will be Alex's first loan from Tujijenge Tanzania, which he wants to use to buy more shoes to resell. His dream is to one day be able to own a wholesale shop and to build his own house.

He will share this loan with his loan group, "KITULANO". This group has a total of 21 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
  • 22
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $14,358,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,623.5
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Kitulano Group's $4,175 loan helped a member to buy more shoes to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 23, 2013
Listed
Apr 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 17, 2013