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Mwajuma has sold charcoal and fish in the Mikunguni neighborhood of Zanzibar for 6 years. She currently earns an average monthly profit of $45. Every day she works at her business for 14 hours. She is requesting her second loan from BRAC Tanzania so that she can buy food for her business. She is hopping that through this loan, her profit will increase and she will be able to grow her business and to save money.

Mwajuma is 33 years old, married, and has four children aged 12, 11, 9 and 6. She also cares for two additional dependents.

About Tanzania

  • $1,900
    Average annual income
  • 48
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $15,714,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,324.0
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Mwajuma to buy more charcoal, fish and oil in order to expand her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 26, 2009
Feb 10, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 22, 2010