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Coka - Kiwalani Group
In this Group: Rehema, John, Said, Engelbert*, Sauda, Tephano, Nuru, Elias, Matambo, Mbwana, Mwasha
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Rehema is in her early 30s and is married with two children. One of her children is going to school but the other one is still small. She has been a food vendor for four years now. She works from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm daily and is able to make a small monthly profit.

This will be Rehema's 6th loan from Tujijenge Tanzania . She used the previous loans to restock the missing food stocks. She has paid back all her loans successfully. She used the profits from previous loans to help her husband to cover household expenses. She will use this loan to buy more stock of food, sauce pans, and plates. She dreams of owing a hotel.

Rehema will share this loan with her eleven-member loan group "COKA - KIWALANI". The members 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
  • 1,614.5
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Coka - Kiwalani Group's $3,600 loan helped a member to buy more stock of food, sauce pans, and plates.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 26, 2013
Sep 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014