James is 37 years old, married with three children and runs a grocery business in Kayole. He has been in this business for 8 years now. He joined Victonnel Self Help Group (one of the groups supported by Imani) in 2009 and since then he has acquired business management skills as well as leadership skills; he is the group treasurer and is able to update the groupâ€™s records. He has received funding for his business and this has greatly improved his living standards and he has also employed one person to assist him in selling the groceries. .