Mama Maida Waziri is the most known woman entrepreneur in the construction industry in Tanzania. She has grown her business in a span of about 20 years from simple house renovations to putting up multimillion dollar project for the public and private sector.
She is the CEO and Managing Director of Ibra Contractors Limited that specialises in Civil and Road works as well as general construction. In 2017 she has introduced new technology in building roads and houses, and hopes to become a major player in the real estate sector. She is a hero to millions of women in Tanzania. As the President of highly respected Voice of Women Entrepreneurs
Tanzania (VOWET) and chairperson of Muungano Women Segerea SACCOS, millions of Tanzanian girls are looking at her for inspiration.She has inspired a number of women to start construction companies in Tanzania, and she hopes the number will grow.
Maida Waziri is a strong, vibrant and go-getter entrepreneur who has dared the male dominated sector of construction. She is the reigning best woman contractor since 2011, an award she received from former 4th President of the republic of Tanzania, Hon. Jakaya Kikwete.