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Shara is 37 years old and married with five children between the ages of 20 years and 7 months old. She has sold firewood since 2007. Everyday, she works from 8 am to 8 pm at her business, and can earn a monthly profit of about $50 from her sales.

Shara is requesting a loan to buy more firewood for her business.

About Tanzania

  • $1,900
    Average annual income
  • 24
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  • $16,183,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,152.0
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Shara to buy more firewood to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 1, 2008
Sep 17, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 22, 2010