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Huruma Group
In this Group: Grace, Mussa
Grace, who is in her early twenties, is married and has one daughter who is still young. For three years now, Grace has been engaged in poultry, where she purchases local chickens from villages. She also raises ducks for sale. She conducts her business activities from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily and is able to make a fair monthly profit.

This is Grace's second loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loan, which she paid back successfully, to restock her business with more chickens from the village. Grace managed to earn extra income, which she used to buy DVD music player, plow back into her business, and cover part of her home food expenses. Grace is happier with your loan support. She will use this loan to buy local chickens from the village to resell in town. In the coming years, Grace would like to sell more local chickens than she currently does.

Grace will share this loan with her loan group "Huruma," which has two members but three people in the photo. 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
  • 57
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $15,042,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,633.5
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Huruma Group's $1,350 loan helped a member to buy local chickens from the village to resell in town.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 28, 2014
Apr 15, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 20, 2015