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Rukia is 40 years old and is a married woman with 4 children, ages 20,16,13 and 9 years old. Rukia sells timber. She started in 2004. Every day, she works from 6am to 7pm at her business and can earn a monthly profit of about $140 from her sales.

In the past, Rukia has taken out 1 successful loan from BRAC Tanzania to expand her business. She now hopes for a loan to buy more timber for her business.

About Tanzania

  • $1,900
    Average annual income
  • 24
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $16,200,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,161.8
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Rukia to buy more timber for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 27, 2008
Mar 11, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 14, 2009