How a 17-year-old started a poultry business in the slums of Dar es Salaam

Tackling hunger in Tanzania with low-cost chickens

At the age of 17, Sirjeff Dennis from Dar es Salaam in Tanzania had 50 dollars to his name. But he had a grand plan for his savings - to end malnutrition in his community. Five years later, Sirjeff runs a successful business supplying local people with low cost chickens and vegetables from his farms. He told Matthew Bannister it all started when he was growing up in a very poor area.

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