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Wajibu Group
In this Group: Baraka, Timotheo, Fred, Peter, Isaya, Dogras, Liberatus, Robert, Peter, Kessy
Baraka, who is in his late 20s, is married with a child who is still young. For three years now,Baraka has had a barbershop business. He works from 8 am to 9 pm daily and is able to make a fair profit per month.

This is Baraka's first loan request from Tujijenge Tanzania which he will use to put in an aluminum door and air conditioning in his business premises. He is making these improvements in order to attract more people to his barbershop. Baraka dreams that one day he will be able to improve his shop further and build a nice house.

He will share this loan with his loan group" WAJIBU" which totals 10 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
  • 39
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $14,890,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,618.5
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Wajibu Group's $3,600 loan helped a member to put in an aluminium door and air conditioning in his business premises.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 31, 2013
Aug 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014