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Munuka Group
In this Group: Rukia, Leokadhia, Godliver, Petronida, Nazrant, Elinipa, Asia, Restituta, Fatuma, Stela, Jerida, Adelina, Helena, Namzia, Joyce, Lucia*
* not pictured
Rukia R., 33, is married with two children ages, 13 and 1. She has a salon business at a place called Mazambalauni, some few kilometers from the city centre. She started this business about 10 years ago. She works from 8am to 7pm daily. She is able to earn a monthly profit of around $191.

This will be Rukia’s 7th loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loans to increase on the business, bought a fridge for keeping juice for selling at a nearby school and paid college fees for her your sister and has paid back her loan successfully. She wants to use the new loan to increase on capital and to save half in the bank..

Rukia will share this loan with her group Munuka, which totals 16 members; The members hold each other accountable in paying back their loans. In the picture, Rukia is 1st on the right.

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

  • $1,900
    Average annual income
  • 28
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $16,200,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,310.0
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Munuka Group's $4,675 loan helped a member to buy grocery stock.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 17, 2009
Jul 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 16, 2009