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Babati Group
In this Group: Robson, Ashirafu, Vumilia, Aisha, Halima
Robson is in his thirties and is single with one child. His child goes to school. He has a business selling shoes, radios, and mobile phones. He has had his business for three years and works daily from 7:00am to 7:00pm. He makes a fair profit each month.

This is his ninth loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. Robson used his previous loans to buy shoes, mobile phones, mobile phone covers, and radios. He has paid back his previous loans successfully. He used the profits to pay school fees, buy food for his family, buy a plot of land, and buy a sofa set. He will use this loan to start a new business selling memory cards and TVs. His dream is to build and buy a car.

He will share this loan with his loan group "Babati" which consists of five members. The members of this 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

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 43
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $14,127,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,609.5
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Babati Group's $2,900 loan helped a member to start a new business selling memory cards and TVs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 19, 2013
Listed
Sep 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 17, 2014