Leah has been a a maize seller in the Tengeru neighborhood of Arusha for 11 years. She belongs to Ikunda group. She currently earns an average monthly profit of $235. Every day she works at her business from 8am to 5pm. She is requesting her first loan from BRAC Tanzania so that she can buy more maize for resale to expand her business. She is hopping that through this loan, her profit will increase and she will be able to grow her business.
Leah is married, and has three children: ages 14, 9 and 7. She also cares for one additional dependant.