Grace N. is married and is a Tanzanian microbusinesswoman. She runs a business selling charcoal at Kiwani ward in Dar es Salaam. She purchases the charcoal wholesale direct from the producers and sells to retail customers. Charcoal is a main source of fuel for cooking in most of the developing countries due to the unreliability and high cost of electricity.
Grace needs a loan of Tshs 1,200,000 to extend her business.