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Isha S.
This is 41-year-old Isha. She is single, has one child and one additional dependent, whom she adopted. In 2003, Isha established her used items business, selling items such as foam mattresses, bicycles and chairs. She began this business with the hope of getting enough money to support her family. She opens her business six days a week and eleven hours a day. She is requesting a loan of 4,000,000 SLL in order to make advance payment for an expected shipment from the USA. In the future, Isha plans to make fixed deposit savings for her children. She 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
  • 32
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,391,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,245.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Isha S. to make advance payment for shipment of her goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 9, 2011
Feb 24, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 23, 2011