Gibrilla, 48, is a trader who sells men's clothes. He is married and has three school-aged children. Before that, he was a farmer. He sells at the Rogbaneh Road market centre in Makeni. Hard-working and dedicated, Gibrilla has been a trader for seven years. He wants to expand his business and generate more income so as to be able to educate his children, run his household, and construct a house for himself and his family.
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.