Mohamed is 24 years old and is married with twelve dependents. He started business selling foodstuffs, when he lost his job. He later changed to selling pharmaceutical drugs, which he has done for the past five years. His pharmacy is located in the main lorry (truck) park in Makeni city.
Mohamed has a very good loan repayment history. He needs a loan of 4,000,000 SLL to pay the rent for his pharmacy and to buy more pharmaceutical drugs to sell. He intends to use the proceeds of this loan to educate his family members and buy a house.
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