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Forkland Group
In this Group: Hawa, Visule, Asha, Fatuma, Zainabu, Fatuma, Amina, Mawa, Makka, Tausi, Contancia, Fatuma, Pamela, Mary, Doris, Doinisia, Eva, Anitha, Joyce, Amina, Janet*
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Hawa R., age 32, is married with two children aged 14 and 10 years. She has had a grocery business since 2008 and also sells food and chips in the same place. She works from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily and is able to earn a monthly profit of around $190.

This will be Hawa’s first loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She wants a loan to improve on the place where she does her business.

Hawa will share this loan with her group, Forkland, which totals 21 members. The members will hold each other accountable in paying back their loans. In the picture, Hawa is in the middle in a blue and white dress, front row.

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
  • 25
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $16,172,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,312.0
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Forkland Group's $3,625 loan helped a member to improve on the place where she does business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 6, 2009
Jul 10, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 16, 2009