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Abibatu K. is 36 years old and is married with three children. She has three additional dependents who live with her because they lost their parents.

In 2000, Abibatu established her food business. Formerly, Abibatu was working on a farm. She began her business because she realized she would be able to earn more money by selling farm products in town. She operates her business six days a week and 11 hours a day.

She would like a loan in the amount of 4,000,000 Sierra Leone leones (Le) in order to purchase additional food stock. She 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
  • 29
    View loans »
    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,391,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,237.5
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Abibatu to buy more bags of rice.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 12, 2011
Jan 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011