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Kapampa Group
In this Group: Siwa, Joseph, Seregeta, Simon, Halima, Consolata, Redemta, Ally*
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Siwa, who is in her mid 30s, is married and has four children who are in school. She is from Tujijenge, Tanzania.

For four years now, Siwa has been running a mamalishe business, offering wholesome street-food services. She is doing great in her project. She works from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily and is able to make a good return per month.

This will be her third loan request, which she will use to buy more food-cooking items to offer more food services. With the previous loans, all of which she paid back successfully, she improved her business by buying more of the missing food-cooking items. Siwa used her profit to cover home expenses and school fees. She dreams that one day she will be able to own a hotel.

Siwa will share this loan with her loan group,"Kapampa," which consists of eight 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
  • $14,890,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,618.2
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Kapampa Group's $2,450 loan helped a member to buy more food-cooking items to offer more food services.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 13, 2013
Aug 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014