Welcome to Tujijenge in Uganda

Brief Background of Tujijenge

Tujijenge is a micro-finance company limited by shares that started its operations in February 2009. Tujijenge aims at providing micro-finance services including credit and savings. Tujijenge concentrates its activities in eastern Uganda; however, the organization intends to expand its operations to other parts of the country.
Tujijenge customers are both men and women who are actively engaged in business and Agricultural activities.

Currently, Tujijenge has three Branches i.e. Namayingo, Busia and Soroti.

The Soroti Branch covers 5 districts of Soroti, Katakwi, Amuria Ngora and Serere. While Busia covers  Busia itself. And Namayingo  Covers Namayingo, Bugiri and neighboring areas

Mission: To improve the livelihoods of families in Uganda through customized Financial Services

VisionTo be the preferred Financial Institution providing diverse customized products and services”

Core Values: Respect& integrity, Team Work, Sustainability and Transparency

Ownership
Tujijenge is a legally registered company by shares, owned by Tujijenge Afrika.

Governance

Tujijenge in Uganda is governed by a body of Board of Directors comprising of five, namely;

  • Chairman – John Kyebagadha, an auditor
  • Felistas Coutinho- experienced in Microfinance
  • Anna Mulalo- Social scientists and in charge of Human resources
  • Serunjogi Laura Steele-An Accountant
  • John Othieno- an Agronomist

The above Board provides strategic direction to the management of Tujijenge in  Uganda.

 

 

 

 

 

Products

The institution serves both men and women in groups and individuals who are engaged in small businesses and need boosting, providing a variety of products and services listed below

Business Loans

 

 

 

 

                       

Targets people with active business, working capital loans range from Ushs 100,000 to 3,000,000, loan terms range 4-6 months. The size of business of an individual determines the loan amount to be disbursed.

Agriculture Loans

Targets people in Agricultural businesses namely; live stock rearing, fishing bee-keeping fruit farming. Loan size is between Ushs 100,000 to 2,500,000 and the loan term ranges from 6-12months. Grace period range 1-4 months may or may not be given

  

 Solar &Phone Loans

A- Sunking Products from Greenlight Planet                     B- Dlight Products

                             

C-Bright Product

 

                                          

 

 

A variety of solar products are given to schools, hospital, households, and business entities for safer and cheaper renewable energy. Loan size is between Ushs 30,000 to 300,000 with loan term range of 3 to 6 months. They go for cash, loan and PAYG.

Asset loans

Motorcycles                                                                          cement

Iron sheets        



Targets people who are need of motorcycles (boda-boda), building materials like cement, Iron sheets etc.

Kuroiler birds

We provide fast growing birds of first-generation type (F1), disease resistant, dual purpose ie both for meat and eggs and lay up to 128 eggs annually. They also go for cash and loan

Loan protection Fund
In case of death and permanent incapacitation of the borrower, the loan recovery is covered by Loan Protection Fund.

Agricultural and business training

A specialized agricultural officer trains and advises all those taking various agricultural loans while the basic business training provided to those taking business loans.

 

 

Activities

Tujijenge has a mission of improving the livelihoods of families in Uganda through customized Financial Service and a vision of being the preferred Financial Institution providing diverse customized products and services that will meet clients’ needs and make them happy. The company serves a clientele not traditionally served by formal commercial banks with credit services.

 

METHODOLGY                           

Individual Lending

Given to licensed businesses, Loan size is between Ushs 500,000 to 10,000,000 and the loan term ranges from one to eighteen months.

Group Lending

Given to groups of 10-25 members, loan size from Ushs 100,000 to 3,000,000.  Loan term of 1 to12 months. Repayments are bi-weekly and monthly.

Our Partners

Funders

  • Uganda Energy Credit Capitalization Company (UECCC)
  • Private capital
  • Banks

Bankers

  • Equity Bank
  • Stanbic Bank.
  • Barclays Bank
  • DFCU bank

Services

  • MTN Uganda
  • Articulate Services
  • Base Technology.
  • Sigma Data & Computers
  • JPS Consult.
  • Green light Planet
  • Bright Products
  • Biolite Energy
  • Kizza &Co Certified Public Accountants 
  • SGA Security Company  

Legal registration

  • Uganda Microfinance Regulatory Authority (UMRA)
  • Association of Microfinance Institutions of Uganda (AMFIU)

 

Contact Us

  • Head Office

PLOT 4D, CUSTOMS ROAD, AREMO COMPLEX, BUSIA DISTRICT, UGANDA
P.O.BOX 1550 JINJA, UGANDA.
TEL: +256 392 895606

 

  • Branch Contacts

 

Soroti +256787222641, +256705426724

 

Namayingo +256782234898, +256753857422,

 

Busia  +256782266336, +256751852070

 

 

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  • Contact Person:

Felistas Coutinho  
Executive Director,
Tel:+256 776232455
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Head Office

PLOT 4D, CUSTOMS ROAD, AREMO COMPLEX,
BUSIA DISTRICT, UGANDA
P.O.BOX 1550 JINJA, UGANDA.
TEL: +256 392 895606

Branch Contacts

Soroti
+256787222641, +256705426724

Namayingo
+256782234898, +256753857422,

Busia
+256782266336, +256751852070

Working Time

  • Mon08:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tue08:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wed08:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thur08:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Fri08:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • WeekendCLOSED

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