This is 50 year-old Alimatu S.. She is a widow, and has one child who is a driver. In 1991, Alimatu S. established her clothing business. She began her business because she never attended school and needed to get a means of livelihood for her family.
Working 6 days a week and 10 hours a day, she earns about 800,000 Sierra Leonean leones (SLL) every month from this business. She would like a loan in the amount of 3,000,000 SLL. Alimatu requires a loan in order to buy more stock of her clothing for sale. She has the intention of using the proceeds from this loan to build a house. She 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.