Admires Tanzania’s first female Vice President

‘My favorite dish? That’s definitely pilaf, or pilau, a delicious rice mix with pilau masala, onions, garlic, ginger, and some coconut milk and chicken broth. You just have to try it!’

Magreth Mbise dreams of being a tailor with her own shop.

She’s 17, an orphan, from Meru, Arusha. Her big inspiration is the first female Vice President of Tanzania, Samia Suluhu Hassan, a scholar and women’s rights activist.

Her number one subject is Mathematics, and she likes to help her friend Lucy John with her exercises.

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