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Mwangaluka Group
In this Group: Sango, Zainabu, Jamillah, Nasra, Zainabu, Mariam, Elivida, Rehema, Arafa, Fatuma*, Amina, Amina*, Nuru*, Amina, Aziza
* not pictured
Sango is in her early thirties and has been running a pharmacy for the past six years. She works from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily and is able to make a small monthly profit. She has two children, the older of whom goes to school.

This will be Sango's fourth loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loans to buy medicines that were out of stock. With the proceeds, she attended to her children's needs and her household expenses. She has paid back all her loans successfully. She hopes for a loan to open another small pharmacy in the same area but on a different street. Her dream is eventuA. to build a bigger house.

She will share this loan with her loan group "Mwangaluka," which has a total of 15 members who will hold each other accountable in paying back their loans.

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
  • 15
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $16,055,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,599.5
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mwangaluka Group's $2,875 loan helped a member to increase her inventory of medicines.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 23, 2011
Jun 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 16, 2011