Meshack is a 42-year-old creative and energetic father of four, and a resident of Bobubomu, a Dar es Salaam city suburb. He is a trained technician, and has been in business running a workshop for welding and metal cutting. He has also a stationery shop alongside his workshop. He has got five people employed in his business and two relatives helping him. He welds and fabricates door and window frames, chairs and tables.
He is in need of USD 1200, so as to buy a modern cutting machine for his workshop, and expand stock in his stationery shop.