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Darajani Group
In this Group: Mfanyeje, Sophia, Fatuma, Mina, Nuru, Christina, Aisha, Amina, Neema, Emiliana
Mfanyeje, who is a member of Darajani group, has been running a genge (grocery store) selling fruits and vegetables for seven years. Mfanyeje, who is in her late forties, is married with eight children, only one of whom is in school. The remaining children have grown up; some of them are married and others depend on themselves. Mfanyeje works from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily and is able to make a very good return per month.

This will be Mfanyeje's twentieth loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used her previous loans to serve her business by purchasing more fruits and vegetables. She has paid back all of her previous loans successfully. She managed to use her profit to buy a plot of land where she built a house, and she also covered part of home and school expenses. Mfanyeje will use this loan to restock more genge fruits and vegetables. She dreams of improving her business by selling more food items.

She will share this loan with her loan group Darajani, which consists of 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
  • 40
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $14,779,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,615.7
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Darajani Group's $2,950 loan helped a member to restock more genge fruits and vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 28, 2013
Listed
Sep 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 17, 2014