Asha R. is an entrepreneurial married small businesswoman. She runs a café at Mbagala Machinjioni in Dar es Salaam. She prepares and sells both fried and cooked food to customers. She purchases the business goods from the foodstuff shops at Kariakoo city market business center and from the surrounding shops. She also runs a shop selling tires to customers which was started with her business income. She employs two workers to assist her running the business. She is requesting a loan of 1,200,000 Tanzanian shillings to capitalize the business.