John is married to a trader and has four dependents. He sells used bags in Makeni. John has over 15 years of experience in this type of business and has a reputation for being both honest and reliable. John initially got his start-up capital from the sale of his livestock in the city. He needs a loan of 3,000,000 SLL to buy used bags at wholesale prices. John plans to use the proceeds to educate his children and to build a house in the future. He thanks you for supporting him.
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.