A loan of $850 helped to buy sewing machines and fabric.


Mohamed's story

Mohamed M., 29, is married and has 3 children. Mohamed started tailoring as an apprentice in his uncle’s shop. After learning, he established his own shop with one machine. With loans from SMT, Mohamed purchased three more sewing machines and also got some apprentices to work with him. He makes African dresses and has many customers. He also trains some interested youth. Mohamed’s business increased his income, and he has rented a shop for his work in Kabala, Sierra Leone. Mohamed would like to establish a tailoring training center because many youth in the town would like to learn the skill. But he doesn't have enough sewing machines to meet the demand. He is requesting a loan of Le.2, 500,000 ($850) to purchase materials and sewing machines.



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