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Maua Group
In this Group: Mwanaisha, Maridhia, Asiath, Aisha
Mwanaisha, who is in her late forties, is married with a daughter who is in school. She is doing fine with her family. For two years now, Mwanaisha has been managing two ventures, a tailoring business and clothes materials selling at the same shop. She works from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily and is able to make a very good profit per month.

This will be her first loan request from Tujijenge Tanzania LTD. She will use the loan to restock more clothes material to resell, as well as making clothes. Mwanaisha dreams that one day she will be able to open a big wholesale shop selling clothes materials.

She will share this loan with her loan group, "Maua Group", which totals four members. The members of the group 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
  • 42
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $14,902,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,618.0
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Maua Group's $3,100 loan helped a member to restock more clothes material to resell, as well as to make clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 18, 2013
Jul 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014