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Tupendane B Group
In this Group: Mabula, Musa, Baraka*, Juma, Christopher, Bakari, Edger, Amina, Zakia, Nuru, Jonathan, Laurence
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Mabula, who is in his late thirties, is married and has three children who still attend school. He has been a mason since 2000. He works from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM daily and is able to make a fair monthly profit.

This will be his 11th loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loans to build his own house, buy bricks, pay school fees and cover household expenses. Mabula has repaid all his loans successfully. He has requested another loan in order to buy 200 bricks for his building business. His dream is to one day be able to add more rooms on his house.

Mabula will share this loan with his loan group, "Tupendane B," which has 12 members who will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

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
  • $16,200,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,608.5
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Tupendane B Group's $3,700 loan helped a member to buy 200 bricks for his building business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 23, 2013
Feb 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014