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Marian is 33 years old. She is a married, and has 2 children aged 5 and 11. In 2006, Marian established her plastic slippers business. She began her business with the view of getting enough money to help her husband support their family. She opens her business 6 days a week and 10 hours a day. She would like a loan in the amount of Le 5,000,000.Marian requires a loan in order to purchase more slippers. 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
  • 30
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,391,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,302.4
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Marian to buy more plastic shoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 8, 2011
Mar 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 23, 2011