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Nuru-Kimanga Group
In this Group: Fatuma, Bertha, Maaariam, Jacqueline, Zuhura, Bahati, Rehema, Newe, Teonistina, Hilda, Gabriel, Magreth, Aisha, Pendo, Jackline, Tunu, Leah, Hilda, Janeth
Fatuma N., age 37, is married with two children ages 15 and 18. She also cares for two dependents – orphans age 14 and 11. Fatuma has a salon business. She has had the business for 7 years and works daily from 8am until 8pm. She is able to earn a monthly profit of around $150.

This will be Fatuma’s 1st loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She hopes the loan will improve her salon business.

Fatuma will share this loan with her loan group, Nuru, which totals 19 members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable to pay back their loans. In the picture, Fatuma is standing 1st on the right in a black dress.

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
  • 8
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $14,096,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,312.0
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Nuru-Kimanga Group's $2,650 loan helped a member improve her Salon.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 17, 2009
Listed
Mar 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jul 15, 2009