At the age of 11, Mohammad became an apprentice tailor in Afghanistan. With the Taliban arriving in his town of residence, Mohammad fled to Iran, continuing his profession as a tailor and dressmaker specialising in western and traditional attire for 18 years.
He applied for a humanitarian visa to be resettled in South Australia after being sponsored by a relative. Arriving two years ago, Mohammad obtained employment as a tailor in a store located in Rundle Mall. After working for a year, he sponsored his wife to join him. “Life is good and if you work hard, you can have a bright future,” he said.