Mlamua lives in Mbagala in Dar es Salaam. He is married with three children. He also takes care of his brother's three kids. His brother died last year in a car accident. He is self-employed and owns a small shop near his residence. The shop sells different consumable items, mainly food items, which have high demand, especially rice and maize flour. The shop provides him with an opportunity to raise his children.
He would like to expand his business so that he can meet costs of educating his children. The shop employs himself and his wife. To expand his business he needs a US$ 1000