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Kilombero Group
In this Group: Obasanjo, Mary
Obasanjo, who is in his late 30s, is married with three children. Two of his children are in school and one is still small. He has had a public transportation business for 10 years now. He works from 6:30 am until 9 pm daily and is able to make a very good monthly profit.

This will be Obasanjo's 13th loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loans to maintain his dala dala (minibus share taxis) and has paid back all of his loans successfully. He used the profit to pay school fees, build one room to rent and cover his household expenses. He will use his loan to repair the engine of the dala dala, He dreams of owing a big business.

Obasanjo will share this loan with his group "Kilombero", which has two 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
  • 41
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $15,298,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,620.5
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Kilombero Group's $1,500 loan helped a member to repair the engine of his dala dala.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 17, 2014
Feb 24, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014