This is 44 year-old Seray. She is married, and has 5 children aged 17, 16, 10, 8, and 6 years of age. She has no additional dependents living with her. In 2010, Seray established her cosmetics business. She began her business to earn a living. Working 7 days a week and 10 hours a day, she earns about Le 1,000,000 every month from this business. She would like a loan in the amount of Le 4,000,000. Seray requires a loan to buy 10 cartons of assorted cosmetics @Le 3,500,000, with Le 500,000 for transportation.
She hopes that this loan will enable her to increase her monthly profits by approximately Le 429,000. Seray is excited for the loan and she is planning to expand her business. She also hopes to see her only daughter educated to university level. Honest and hardworking, Seray 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.