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For the last 10 years, Jamila has made a living selling clothes in the Mikunguni neighborhood of Zanzibar. She currently earns an average monthly profit of $125 and works at her business for 14 hours a day. Jamila is requesting her first loan from BRAC Tanzania so that she can buy more clothes to sell to her customers. She is hoping that this loan will allow her to increase her profits and expand her business.

Jamila is 31 years old, married and has three children who are 11, 6 and 3 years old.

About Tanzania

  • $1,900
    Average annual income
  • 39
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $15,306,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,315.0
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Jamila to buy more clothes to sell to her customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 4, 2009
Feb 20, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 22, 2010