Hidaya has been a snack seller in the Mikunguni neighborhood of Zanzibar for 6 years. She currently earns an average monthly profit of $80. Every day she works at her business for 14 hours. She is requesting her second loan from BRAC Tanzania so that she can buy more snack materials for her business. She is hoping that through this loan, her profit will increase and she will be able to grow her business, save money, and pay the school fees of her children.
Hidaya is 42 years old, is married, and has one child, age 15.