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This is 28 year-old Mohamed. He is married, and has 2 children aged 8 and 4. He has 2 additional dependents, who live with him because they are his relatives and need assistant. In 2002, Mohamed established his Men's Wears business. He began his business because he wanted to be self reliant. Working 7 days a week and 11 hours a day, he earns about 1,176,000 SSL every month from this business.

Mohamed would like a loan of 4,000,000. He has a good loan repayment history. He requires a loan in order to buy jeans, shirt and polo clothing. He hopes that this loan will enable him to increase his monthly profits by approximately 235,200SLL.

In the future, Mohamed plans to improve on his business so that he can rent a bigger shop and to educate his children. He thanks you for your support

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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
  • 23
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,391,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,140.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Mohamed the loan is use to buy men's wears such as shoes, shirts and polo cloths.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 3, 2010
Nov 16, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2011