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Memunatu Macauley is 36 years old and trades in textiles. She owns a store which she rents and married to civil servant who works as a clerk. She has three children all in primary school. For the past 11 years Memunatu has been selling textiles. She seeks a loan to be able to travel and get the most recent textiles in order to meet her customers demand and hopes to use proceeds from the business to help her husband to complete their on going construction.

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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.

About Sierra Leone

  • $2,100
    Average annual income
  • 22
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,379,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,798.7
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Memunatu to buy textiles.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 10, 2010
Mar 15, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2010