This is 45-year-old Kadiatu F.. She is married and has three children, ages 7, 12 and 15. In 1995, Kadiatu established her palm oil, soap and essential drugs business. She started her business because she wanted a way to help her husband support their family. Working six days a week and eight hours a day, she earns about Le 980,000 every month from this business.
She would like a loan of Le 4,000,000 to add more stock to her business so she can increase profits. She hopes that this loan will enable her to increase her monthly profits by approximately Le 500,000. In the future, Kadiatu F. plans to expand her business, open a drugstore, and hire a sales person. Eventually, Kadiatu would like to pursue a career as as nurse. She is very hardworking and dedicated and thanks you for your support.
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.