A loan of $375 helped to hire more laborers to help increase his productivity.


Mohamed's story

Mohamed learned bread-baking in one of the skills development centers established by an NGO for school dropouts. After the training, Mohamed started his business with $20 in capital, using a local bakery. With his first and second loans from SMT, his business expanded and production increased. With his third loan Mohamed built a small bakery from bricks. He has seen his business growing, and has been able to pay his loans on time. He is requesting more loans to hire laborers, purchase more supplies and expand his market outlet. Mohamed is 22 years old and married with one child. His vision is to eventually see his children through their educations and for them to not drop out of school like him.



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