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This is 45-year-old Mohamed, a married father of four children aged 19, 16, 13 and 9 years. His nephew, who is attending school, and his mother also live with him.

In 1993, Mohamed established his tailoring business as his livelihood, and works 7 days a week and 10 hours a day, earning about Le 900,000 every month. Now requesting a loan of Le 3,000,000. to buy tailoring materials, he hopes it will enable him to increase his monthly profits by approximately Le 200,000.

In the future, Mohamed plans to own both a modern tailoring center and a house. He 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
  • 15
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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 Mohamed to buy tailoring materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 7, 2012
Mar 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012