TujijengeAfrika is a not for profit company limited by guarantee based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. "Tujijenege Afrika" is a Swahili phrase that means, "let's build ourselves Africa. Mission, Vision and Core values Our mission is "Improving the quality of lives of families in Africa through the development of sustainable Micro Finance Institutions with a vision "To start, support, strengthen sustainable microfinance institutions and products in Africa. Tujijenge Afrika's core values centre on the desire to promote respect for humanity, integrity, teamwork and sustainability. In Afrika 90% of the population does not have access to financial services, and even more people live without electricity and health care. A lack of competitive and robust microfinance institutions has inhibited innovation in the sector, causing people to rely on expensive financing alternatives that perpetuate a lifestyle of poverty. Ownership and Governance Tujijenge Afrika was founded in 2006 by six microfinance practitioners who were committed to promoting the provision of professional microfinance services to the in Africa Funding Funding for Tujijenge Afrika comes from owner's contributions, country programs contributions, grants, dividend payments and loans.