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Goodwork Group
In this Group: Agripina, Amina, Halima, Elizabeth, Anna, Amili*, Angela, Nesia, Fatuma*, Getruda, Sophia
* not pictured
Agripina, who is in her late 30s, is married with three children who are still going to school. She has had two businesses: selling food and selling charcoal since 2001. She works from 6:00 am to 5:00 pm daily and is able to make a small monthly profit.

This will be Agripina's fourth motisha loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. A Motisha loan is a product offered by Tujijenge Tanzania that allows borrowers with good credit ratings to pay back their original loans faster and receive extra money before their original loan term has ended. She used the previous loans to increase both businesses and has paid back her loans successfully. She hopes for a loan to increase her food stock. Her dream is to one day finish building her house.

Agripina will share this loan with her loan group "Goodwork", which has a total of 11 members. The members will hold each other accountable in paying back their loans.

In the picture, Agripina is the first one in the left front row with a white scarf.

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
  • 16
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $16,082,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,528.0
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Goodwork Group's $1,675 loan helped a member to purchase more food to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 17, 2011
May 23, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011