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Waefeso Group
In this Group: Mwamvita, Dainess
Mwamvita is in her early forties and has two sons who are enrolled in school. Mwamvita is married and for five years now she has run two enterprises: a beauty salon and a poultry business where she raises 600 chicks. She runs her businesses from 8 am to 10 pm daily and is able to make a very good profit each month.

This is Mwamvita’s twelfth loan request from Tujijenge Tanzania. Mwamvita used the previous loans (all of which she repaid successfully) to buy cell phones from China that she sold, and to buy handbags and woman shoes to sell in her beauty salon. Mwamvita earned extra income that she put back into her business. She will use this loan to buy hair products and 600 chicks. In the coming years, Mwamvita would like to open a big shop and expand her beauty salon.

Mwamvita will share this loan with her loan group “WAEFESO” which totals two members. The members of the group 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
  • 25
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $16,200,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,630.5
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Waefeso Group's $2,025 loan helped a member to buy hair products and 600 chicks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 10, 2014
Apr 15, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014