This is 45-year-old Martha K.. She is married and has one child, age 12. She has one additional dependent, who is her husband’s relative. For the past seven years, Martha has been selling drinks, plasticware, and provisions such as milk, sugar, margarine, cheese, etc., in the central business district of Freetown. Martha is very determined to continuously improve her business. She opens her business six days a week, eleven hours a day. She would like a loan in the amount of 5,000,000 SLL. Martha requires a loan in order to buy stock for her business in large quantities, which saves her from frequent travel to buy in smaller quantities. 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.