Mt Usambara Group
This will be her 16th loan from Kiva partner, Tujijenge Tanzania. She used her previous loans to buy a new tailoring machine, tailoring materials and other new working equipment. She managed also to open her food shop business and has paid back all her previous loans successfully. Josephine used her business profit to pay for her house building costs and covered school fees, household expenses and reinvested back to her business. She will use this loan to restock more foods in her shop to resell. She dreams of opening a successful business which could make her life better.
Josephine will share this loan with her loan group Mt Usambara which totals nine members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.
About Tujijenge TanzaniaThis 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.
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