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Wadhah

Sana'a, Capital Municipality, Yemen / Retail

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A loan helped to buy cell phones, accessories, and cell phone chargers for his business.


Wadhah's story

Wadhah is a 29-year-old married man with two children. He lives in Sana`a, Yemen. Wadhah sells cell phones, accessories, and cell phone chargers in a commercial center. He began by working in a business with a friend in Sana`a city and, once he gained experience, started his own business in the town where he and his family live. Wadhah used his savings from an earlier job as working capital. Initially, he began by selling clock accessories and then gradually added other items as his customers requested them. Wadhah has earned a profit and he hopes to continue expanding his working capital, which often is insufficient to meet the demand of his clients. Wadhah is requesting an 150,000 YER youth loan through AMB to buy cell phones, accessories, and cell phone chargers along with other items that his customers have ordered. In the future, Wadhah hopes to rent another shop and start an electronics business.