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Kasi Mpya 2 Group
In this Group: Elizabeth, Edina
Elizabeth, who is in her late 30s, is married and has two children who are in school. Since 1999, Elizabeth has been engaged in various small businesses. One of her businesses is selling fruits and vegetables, which includes mangoes, bananas, oranges, pawpaws, tomatoes, and onions. Selling fresh juices is her second business, and she also sells door to door fabrics and cosmetics. Elizabeth works with one assistant, and she starts working from 5:00am to 10:00pm per work day. She is able to earn a good monthly profit.

This is her 6th loan request from Tujijenge Tanzania, which she will use to buy stock for all of her businesses. She used her previous loans, all of which has paid back in full, to increase her fruit and vegetable stock. She also started both her fabrics and cosmetics business and fresh juice business. She is doing very well with all of her activities. Elizabeth used her profit to buy a plot of land and home fridge, and she built a house for her mother in the village. She dreams of having a better life.

She will share this loan with her loan group "Kasi Mpya 2," which has 2 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.

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About Tanzania

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 43
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $14,127,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,608.5
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Kasi Mpya 2 Group's $2,325 loan helped a member to buy stock for her businesses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 3, 2013
Listed
Dec 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 17, 2014