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Halima's Mwanzo Mgumu Group
In this Group: Halima, Mwema
Halima, 30 years old, is married with one child aged 4 years old. She has been a bed sheet and khanga (African garment) seller since 2005, working daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at her business and earning a monthly profit of about $25 from her sales.

Halima now hopes for a loan to buy more clothes for resale to improve her business. She will share this loan with Mwema, her subgroup member, who also has a clothing sales business.

Additional Information

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
  • 25
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $16,182,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,164.5
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Halima's Mwanzo Mgumu Group's $275 loan helped a member to buy more clothes for resale to improve her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 7, 2008
Sep 23, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 22, 2010