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Mohamed K. is a driver and a local food market supplier. He owns two vehicles, which he uses to transport local foodstuffs from the farm to the city of Freetown. He is married and has acquired 20 years of business experience in both driving and trading. Mohamed want to purchase foodstuffs, lubricant and spare parts for his truck to effectively transport his goods. He hopes to use the proceeds of his loan to construct a house on already-purchased land and to pay his children's tertiary fees.

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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
  • 51
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,344,750
    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 Mohamed to buy local foodstuffs and spare parts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 5, 2010
Mar 15, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011