Personal Stories

  • Meet Catherine

    Meet Catherine

    30 year old Catherine received a small loan in 2015, which she used to set up a small shop and…

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  • Meet Mama Ester

    Meet Mama Ester

    "I am very happy for getting knowledge and skills in sustainable agriculture." - Mama Ester Mama Ester is a single…

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  • Meet Beatrice

    Meet Beatrice

    “We have no good facilities at home to enable me study at night, I beg my parents to come back…

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  • Sophia

    Sophia

    Sophia is a form one student at Mshangano Secondary School who joined the school in January 2019. She is 13…

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  • Aika

    Aika

    5-year-old Aika is the eldest daughter of Malaika, the director of Kids are Kings learning centre. Within her family, there…

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  • Anusiata

    Anusiata

    Anusiata is 7 years old and lives in the village of Mbinguni in the Nyasa region of Southern Tanzania. She…

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  • Flora

    Flora

    10-year-old Flora lives in the village of Mbinguni in the Nyasa region of Southern Tanzania. She doesn’t currently go to…

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  • Michael

    Michael

    6 year old Michael lives in the village of Mbinguni in the Nyasa Region of Southern Tanzania. He is currently…

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  • Jessica

    Jessica

    Jessica is 9 years old. She lives with her parents and four siblings in Mbinguni village in Southern Tanzania. She…

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  • Elizabeth

    Elizabeth

    Elizabeth is in class 1 at FOCUSSA Primary School. She likes coming to school because she likes her teachers. Her favourite…

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  • Jane

    Jane

    "Loans are not a gift. Only take one if you are prepared to repay it." Jane is 56 years old…

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  • Marigoleth

    Marigoleth

    "I am very happy in my head and I am even happy in my body too." Marigoleth is 45 years…

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