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Brima
This is 30-year-old Brima. He is married, and has one child aged six. He has nine additional dependents. In the year 2000, Brima established his Provisions business selling milk, sugar, butter, tea, sardines, etc. He began his business because he wanted to improve the standard of living of himself and his family.

Working 6 days a week and 8 hours a day, he earns about 1,300,000SLL every month from this business. He needs a loan of 4,000,000SLL. Brima requires a loan to be able to buy his goods in bulk so that his can make more profit. He hopes that this loan will enable him to increase his monthly profits by approximately 300,000SSL.

In the future, Brima plans to educate his child to university level and buy a piece of land, rent a shop, hire a salesperson, and sell his goods wholesale. He thanks you for your support.

Additional Information

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
  • 31
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,245,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,980.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Brima to buy more foodstuffs for his provisions shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 25, 2010
Listed
Sep 16, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 15, 2011