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Tujikwamue Group
In this Group: Hamisi, Salma, Mwanamoshi, Zainabu, Jellah, Sikujua, Asha, Kuluthum, Mariam, Zawadi, Zainabu, Tatu
Hamisi, 40, is a married man with a school-aged daughter. Since 2006, Hamisi has been running a fish-selling business. He starts his activities at 10am and works until 9pm every day. He is able to make a good profit each month.

This will be his second loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. He used the previous loan, which he paid back successfully, to purchase additional fish to resell. With the profit he made, he covered home expenses and school fees for his girl. He will use this loan to renovate his business premises and start a broiler business. He dreams of being a big fish-selling man and owning his own fishing boats.

He will share this loan with his loan group, Tujikwamue, which totals 12 members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable for paying the loan back.

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
  • 24
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $16,200,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,621.4
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Tujikwamue Group's $3,200 loan helped a member to renovate his fish-selling business premises and start a broiler business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 7, 2013
Mar 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013