A loan helped a member to buy new fishing net and repair his boat to help his business to grow.


Tujikwamue Group's story

Samwel is in his early 50's, he is a fishmonger from the Lake zone, Tanzania. He is married and has 6 children; he operates fishing activities in Lake Victoria to support his family. He has been running this business for 20 years and is happy that he makes good profit.

This will be Samwel's first loan request to Kiva from Tujijenge Tanzania and he will use the loan to buy new fishing net and to repair his local boat for his business to grow. His biggest business dream is to grow much further and save his family from the intense poverty. He will share a portion of this loan with his loan group members of "Tujikwamue" and they will be responsible for paying back the loan.

In this group: Samwel, Theresia, Annastazia, Salome


This loan is special because:

It provides loans to borrowers in very deep rural areas via mobile money innovation.



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