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Total loan: $1,275
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Mohamed A

Sierra Leone
Masuba town, Sierra Leone / Electrical Goods

A loan of $1,275 helped to purchase more electrical items such as refrigerators, extension cords, and DVD players for resale.


Mohamed A's story

Greetings from Sierra Leone! This is 48-year-old Mohamed from Masuba, Makeni, Northern area in Sierra Leone. He is married with 6 children. One of his children is going to school. He started this business to improve his status of living.

Mohamed runs an electrical appliance business within a busy market area; he sells DVD players, extension cords, refrigerators, and many other electrical items. He has been running this business since 1996. He works at the business from 7:00am until 6:00pm, 6 days per week. Mohamed says that the main challenges to his business are competition from rivals and customs authorities.

Mohamed has requested a loan in order to purchase more electrical items such as refrigerators, extension cords, and DVD players for resale. The extra income from this loan will allow him to open a savings account and take care of his family's welfare. In the future, he plans to become a wholesaler. He thanks you for your support!



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: March 12, 2014
Facilitated by Field Partner: BRAC Sierra Leone Microfinance Company Limited

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: March 12, 2014
Facilitated by Field Partner: BRAC Sierra Leone Microfinance Company Limited