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Salome is 52 years old, married and has two children, ages 17 and 20. She sells cold and hot beverages in a bar she started in 2002. The bar is open from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily, and she makes a profit of about $70 monthly from her business.

In the past, Salome took out took a loan from Tujijenge Tanzania to buy more beverages to sell in her bar. Now, she hopes for a new loan to buy more chairs. In addition to using them in the bar, she will also start a new business that rents chairs out for functions.

Salome belongs to the loan group Tiger, which totals 25 members who keep each other accountable for paying back loans.

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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.

About Tanzania

  • $1,900
    Average annual income
  • 53
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $15,709,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,201.6
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Salome to buy chairs for her bar.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 17, 2008
Apr 2, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2008