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This is 33-year-old Aminata. She is married and has 2 children, aged 8 years (they are twins). She has 1 additional dependent who lives with her because of schooling. In 2010, Aminata established her building materials business. She began her business because she wants to generate income so that she can take proper care of her family. Working 7 days a week and 8 hrs a day, she earns about Le 1,300,000 every month from this business.

Aminata would like a loan in the amount of Le 5,000,000 in order to buy more building materials to resell. In the future, Aminata plans to build a house and import building materials into the country. She thanks you for your support.

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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
  • 2
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,478,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,360.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Aminata buy building materials to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 6, 2012
Jun 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013