A loan of $8,000 helped to expand his solar energy business to reach more customers.


Micah's story

Micah is a 26-year-old Maasai from Tanzania. His hometown is situated in Simanjiro, South of Mount Kilimanjaro. Like many men of his tribe, he moved to the big city Dar es Salaam to try his luck as a security guard. For his job he earns about 100 USD per month. Despite this bad income, there was something good about the job: during the time he got in contact with many English speaking people and that's why he is (apart from Maasai language and Swahili) also fluent in English.
In the past year Micah has been given a loan to start his solar energy business in order to bring renewable energy to his home town Simanjiro. He now wants to expand his business in order to reach more villages and more people in his area. He needs a loan of $8000 in order to buy solar products that he can store in his shop. Help him to make his vision come true: that all people in his area will use instead of kerosene solar energy systems.



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