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Mango Group
In this Group: Doric, Naima, Petronia, Rose, Ahmad, Bakari, Arabia, Steven, Somoe, Rose
Doric, who is in her early forties, is married with three children who are still going to school. She has been running a grocery store since 2011. She works from 12:00 noon to 11:00 pm daily, and is able to make a good monthly profit.

This will be Doric's third loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loans to increase the grocery stock by buying more beer, soda, water and spirits, and has paid back all her loans successfully. She used the profit to pay school fees and cover household expenses. She will use this loan to restock the out-of-stock items in the grocery store. Her dream is to one day be able to own a poultry business.

Doric will share this loan with her loan group "Mango", with ten 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

  • $1,900
    Average annual income
  • 37
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $14,899,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,630.5
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mango Group's $3,625 loan helped a member to restock the out-of-stock items in the grocery store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 29, 2013
Listed
Jun 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 17, 2013