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This borrower is 40 years old. She is married and has 3 children aged 6, 9 and 12. In 2007, she established her pharmacy business. She began her business because she wanted to promote health services and help her husband provide for their family.

Working 6 days a week and 10 hours a day, she earns about Le 500,000 every month from this business. This borrower has successfully repaid 2 previous loans. She would like a new loan in the amount of Le 4,500,000 to buy essential pharmacy items, especially syrup by the carton.

She hopes that this loan will enable her to increase her monthly profits by approximately Le 300,000. In the future, she plans to build a house, educate her children, open another pharmacy, and hire health workers. She is very determined and hardworking. She thanks you for your support.

Additional Information

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
  • 29
    View loans »
    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,391,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,375.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped this borrower buy pharmacy products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 8, 2011
Jun 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 16, 2012