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Rashidatu
This is 33-year-old Rashidatu, a single mother of a 10-year-old child. In 2002, Rashidatu established her drinks and provisions business. Having lost her dad just after she graduated from high school and with her mother having no source of income to help her pursue further studies, Rashidatu was left with no option but to go into business. Working seven days a week and nine hours a day, she earns about Le. 1,500,000 every month.



Rashidatu is requesting a loan in the amount of Le 3,000,000 in order to buy 10 crates of stout @ Le. 85,000, 20 crates of beer @ Le. 45,000, 20 crates of maltina @ Le. 34,000 and 30 bottles of mayonnaise @ Le. 17,000. She hopes that this loan will enable her to increase her monthly profits by approximately Le 900,000. In the future, Rashidatu plans to expand the business and also hopes to see her son educated to university level. 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

  • $903
    Average annual income
  • 16
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,015,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,325.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Rashidatu to buy 10 crates of stout @ Le. 85,000, 20 crates of beer @ Le. 45,000, 20 crates of maltina @ Le. 34,000 and 30 bottles of mayonnaise @ Le. 17,000.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 15, 2012
Listed
Feb 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 15, 2013