Fatuma and her son in her store that she got a loan to grow.

Driving Her Dreams

Fatuma Athumani, 39, is the mother four, including a sponsored child. She took loans from VisionFund to buy seeds, fertilizer, and hired laborers to help her to farm. She had no problem paying it back and was able to improve her grocery store.

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Tanzania

Dodoma

Capital City

56.3 million

Population, total

57.4 billion

GDP (current US$)

VisionFund Tanzania is a Christian owner-operated mission-driven microfinance network working with caregivers in hard to reach, impoverished locations so they can create secure futures for their children. Inspired by Christian values, we are dedicated to working with the most vulnerable families and communities regardless of religion, race, ethnicity gender, to create lasting change in their lives.

VisionFund serves low income clients living in vulnerable and rural communities by offering financial and livelihood solutions, delivered through our Network, World Vision and partners; empowering families to create income and jobs; and unlocking economic potential for communities to thrive. The products and services offered fall into five broad categories: microloans, savings programmes, microinsurance, training and education. Benefits include sustainable livelihoods, increased economic well-being, improved community well-being, decreased dependence on outside aid and restoration of hope and dignity. 

Together with World Vision, we are focused on ending extreme poverty by 2030.