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Lukundo Group
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Flora, who is in her early 40s is married with six children, five of whom go to school. She has been going upcountry to buy local brooms for sale for five years now. She works from 5 a.m to 11 a.m (for six hours only) daily and is able to make a good monthly profit.

This will be her 4th loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loans to buy more brooms, paid school fees, household expeses and has paid all her loans successfully. She hopes for a loan to buy upcountry more brooms to sell and also start selling small bites in the same place. Her dream is to one day be able to build a water tank for water sales.

She will share this loan with her loan group "Lukundo" which has a total of 16 members who will hold each other accountable for 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
  • 26
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $16,200,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,711.0
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Lukundo Group's $3,525 loan helped a member to buy more local brooms to sell and to start selling small bites.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 12, 2011
Oct 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2012