She has been selling new clothes, bed sheets and curtains at a place called Kimara for two years now. She works from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily and is able to make a small monthly profit.
This will be Zakia’s third loan from Tujijnge Tanzania. She used the previous loans to increase her business and has paid back all her loans successfully. She hopes for a loan to buy and sell more ladies' clothes, bed sheets and curtains. Her dream is to one day open a grocery.
Zakia will share this loan with her loan group “DDC” which has a total of 17 members who will hold each other accountable in paying back their loans.
About Tujijenge TanzaniaThis 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.
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