This borrower is 39 years old. She is married and has 3 children aged 8, 12, and 18. She has 1 additional relative living with her. In 1991, she established her assorted ready-made items business. She started her business because she is the only bread winner in the family. Working 6 days a week and 10 hours a day, she earns about Le 900,000 every month. She would like a loan of Le 4,500,000. She has already received and successfully repaid 1 loan, and now requires a new loan to buy larger quantities of assorted items. She hopes that this loan will enable her to increase her monthly profits by approximately Le 200,000. In the future, she plans to build a house and open another shop. She is very determined and hardworking. 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.