Kigoma natural harbour.
PRIDE KIGOMA BRANCH
Physical Location: Bera Karunda Building
Plot No. 265
P O Box 188
SHORT HISTORY OF KIGOMA BRANCH1. PREAMBLE
PRIDE Tanzania Kigoma branch has an office at Bera Karumba Building located in Kigoma Town centre along Lumumba Road/street on plot number 265 Lubengela area. Kigoma is the Regional town for Kigoma Region situated in the Western part of Tanzania with a population of 144,257. Most people are involved in the small-scale businesses.
PRIDE Tanzania made a decision of locating a branch in this town in 1998 due to the growing number of small and micro businesses in Kigoma Ujiji town council.
2. BRANCH PERFORMANCE
2.1. CLIENT POPULATION
Active population: Groups (MECs) 27, clients No. 1209
Gender Distribution: male 30%, Female 70%
Business sectors: Commerce 70%, services 25%, others 5%.
Products: Solidarity group loans, savings
Expected products:- Fahari loans, Ajira loans, Money Transfer and Micro insurance.
Cumulatively disbursement:- Number 9505 value in Tshs. 1.26 billion
Portfolio as of Dec. 2004: Tshs. 156.2 million.
Forced savings (LIF): Tshs. 132.17 million
Repayment rate: 100%
Portfolio at risk: 0%
3. BRANCH STAFFING
Branch Manager: 1
Credit officers: 2
Credit Assistant: 1
Office Assistant: 1
Security Guard: 1
BRANCH MANAGEMENT HISTORY
July 1998 - November 1999 - Mr. Michael Kipuyo
Nov. 1999 - Feb. 2002 - Mr. Benedict Emmanuel
Feb. 2002 - Feb. 2003 - Mr. Richard M. Mahela
Feb. 2003 - To date - Mr. Genard Mutayoba
BRIEF HISTORY OF CENTRAL & WESTERN REGION OF PRIDE TANZANIA