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Asha is 45 years old and is a married woman with 3 children, ages 15, 12 and 8 years old. Asha owns a small charcoal store, which she started in 2000. Every day, she works from 7am to 7pm at her business and can earn a monthly profit of about $190 from her sales.

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

About Tanzania

  • $1,900
    Average annual income
  • 28
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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 $225 helped Asha to buy more charcoal for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 26, 2008
Mar 12, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 10, 2009