Asha is 45 years old and is a married woman with 3 children, ages 15, 12 and 8 years old. Asha owns a small charcoal store, which she started in 2000. Every day, she works from 7am to 7pm at her business and can earn a monthly profit of about $190 from her sales.
In the past, Asha has taken out 1 successful loan from BRAC Tanzania to expand her business. She now hopes for a loan to buy more charcoal for her business.