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Muhogo A Group
In this Group: Fatuma, Rose, Leornard, Salumu, Exaud
Fatuma is a mother of three children who attend school. She is married and in her early thirties.

For the past seven years, she has sold spare parts for motorbikes, mini-buses and other big trucks. She works from 7:30am to 10:00pm daily and is able to make a very good profit each month.

This will be her 16th loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She successfully repaid her previous loans that she used to open her current business and buy stock. Her shop has grown to the extent that she needs a larger space. She plans to build a larger shop and buy more tires.

Fatuma used her profit to cover part of her children's school fees, food expenses, and shop expenses. She dreams of expanding her shop and selling wholesale.

She will share this loan with her loan group" MUHOGO A" which totals five members. The members of the group will hold each other accountable for repaying 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
  • 32
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $16,092,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,645.5
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Muhogo A Group's $4,700 loan helped a member to restock her inventory of spare parts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 2, 2014
May 5, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014