M’Balu is a 38-year-old, married mother of five children. In addition to her children, aged four to seventeen, M’Balu and her husband, who is a welder, support two of her younger brothers.
This is M’Balu’s first loan.
About the Association or Rural DevelopmentThe Association for Rural Development (ARD) is one of the leading microfinance institutions in Sierra Leone. Established in 1989, ARD has offered individual and group loans to support small-scale businesses across the country for two decades. You can learn more about ARD on its partner profile page, support the organization and its staff by joining the ARD lending team, or lend to another one of its borrowers currently raising funds on Kiva.
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