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Rukia has been a vegetable seller in the Sakina neighborhood of Arusha, for the last 4 years. She belongs to the Uchumi loan group (group code 2082). She currently earns an average monthly profit of $20. Every day she works at her business from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. She is requesting a loan from BRAC Tanzania so that she can buy more vegetables for her business. She is hoping that through this loan, her profit will increase and she will be able to grow her business.

Rukia is married, and has two children: ages 6 and 3.

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  • $1,900
    Average annual income
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  • $15,298,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,310.0
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Rukia to buy more vegetables for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 4, 2009
Feb 25, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 22, 2010