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This is 48-year-old Sunyande. She is married, and has five children a woman aged 30 (a trader), a 21-year-old male who is in form 5, an 18-year-old male and a 16-year-old male both in form 3, and a 7-year-old girl. She has no additional dependents living with her.

In 1999, Sunyande established her fence posts and wood business. She began her business as a means of assisting her husband with domestic needs. Working 7 days a week and 6 to 7 hours a day, she makes about SLL 600,000 every month from this business. She would like a loan of SLL 3,000,000. Sunyande requires a loan in order to improve her business. She hopes that this loan will enable her to increase her monthly profits to approximately SLL 900,000. In the future, Sunyande plans to educate her children and also she hopes to be a great business woman.

She is thanking 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
  • 5
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,478,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,300.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Sunyande to buy fence sticks and Wood for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 7, 2011
Jan 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 16, 2012