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Fudia is 40 years old. She is single, and has one 14-year-old child and one additional dependent. In 2008, Fudia established her bar and restaurant business. She began her business because she saw that there are lots of offices situated in that particular area and workers were finding it difficult to get food. She opens her business 6 days a week and 12 hours a day. She would like a loan in the amount of 3,000,000 SLL in order to purchase more drinks and food items to meet the demands of the customers during the 50th year Independent Anniversary celebration. 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
  • 22
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,379,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,245.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Fudia to buy more drinks and food items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 9, 2011
Feb 24, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011