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Dainess has owned a small food vendor store in the Ilala neighborhood of Dodoma for four years. She belongs to the Mlamke group loan. She currently earns an average monthly profit of $70. Every day she works for 12 hours at her business.

She is requesting her first loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Tanzania so that she can buy more food items for her business. She is hoping that through this loan, her profit will increase and she will be able to grow her business and to pay school fees for her children.

Dainess is married and has four children: ages 27, 23, 18 and 12.

About Tanzania

  • $1,900
    Average annual income
  • 42
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $14,902,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,290.0
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Dainess to buy more food items for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 16, 2009
Mar 13, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 22, 2010