A loan of $950 helped to buy women's clothing, jeans, men's shirts, and similar items in a large quantity to add to his current stock.


Mohamed's story

In the picture above is Mohamed, who is a businessman in the city of Kenema in Eastern Sierra Leone. Mohamed is a native of Port Loko town, situated in the north of the country. A 49-year-old husband and father, Mohamed sells ready-to-wear clothing. He has been a businessman for 18 years now. His wife is a trader, too. His three children are attending primary and secondary schools.

Mohamed has requested this loan from Kiva lenders in order to buy women's clothing, jeans, men's shirts and similar items in a large quantity to add to his current stock. In this way, Mohamed will attract more customers to his business, make more sales and better profit. Consequently, his standard of living will improve.



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