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Wanawangurumo Group
In this Group: Magreth, Masabo, Kesi, Nuru, Alfa, Mustafa, Wande
Magreth, who is in her early twenties, is married, with a boy who is in school.

For three years now, Magreth has been running a tailoring business. She works from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily and is able to make a good profit.

This will be her ninth loan request to Tujijenge Tanzania. With the previous loans, all paid back in full, Magreth purchased more business materials, fabrics, sarongs, and threads for tailoring.

Magreth used her business profit to cover school fees and household expenses. She will use this loan to buy more fabrics to resell. Magreth dreams of making her business attractive.

Magreth will share this loan with her loan group "Wanawangurumo," which totals seven members. The members of the group 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
  • 46
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $15,721,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,611.5
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Wanawangurumo Group's $3,425 loan helped a member to buy more fabrics to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 18, 2013
Nov 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014