Christiana A K. is married to a trade unionist. She has three children, all of whom are in high school. Two of her relatives live with her.
Over the past fifteen years, Christiana's business has grown from a small venture to that of a shop where she stocks her goods.
Christiana wants to use this loan to buy more stock to increase her capital and to provide for her children's schooling needs.
About the Association or Rural Development
The 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.