A loan of $925 helped to purchase more sewing machines, threads, stickers, brillion and machine oil.


Mohamed's story

Greetings from Sierra Leone! This is 34-year-old Mohamed from Goderich, western area in Freetown. He is divorced with 1 child, age 5 years. Mohamed's child attends school.

Mohamed runs a tailoring shop at Ogoo farm. He sells male dress, female dress, stickers and traditional design cotton. He has been running this business for 15 years. He began his business in order to improve his standard of living. Before, he was doing petty trading. He works at the business, 6 days per week, 8 hours a day and has 6 employees working for him. His other source of income comes from the service of sewing. Mohamed says that the main challenges to his business are low capital and lack of collateral to access funding from financial institutions.

Mohamed has requested a loan in order to buy more sewing machines, threads, stickers, brillion and machine oil. The extra income from this loan will allow him to develop his standard of living and increase his level of income. In the future, he plans to open another tailoring shop in a different location and employ more youth. He thanks you for your support!



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