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Mwanaisha's Group
In this Group: Mwanaisha, Ahlan, Suleman, Amina, Zuhura
Mwanaisha Hukongo, age 40, is a divorcee with one son age fifteen. She also takes care of her mother and her father. She has a food business which she started 6 years ago, and she works daily from 6am until 1pm. She is able to earn a monthly profit of around US$ 292.



This will be Mwanaisha’s second loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loan to increase her stock and she repaid the loan successfully. She now hopes for the second loan to buy more foods for her food business.



Mwanaisha will share this loan with her subgroup Kariakoo, which has five members who have shops or are tailors or sell clothes. The members of the subgroup hold each other accountable in paying back their loans. In the picture, Mwanaisha is 2nd from left, behind.

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
  • 23
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $14,476,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,240.0
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mwanaisha's Group's $1,475 loan helped a member to buy more foods for her food business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 16, 2008
Listed
Dec 18, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
May 15, 2009