This is Momodu, who is 50 years old, married and the father of two grown children. He has one additional dependent, who lives with him and works as a sales assistant. In 2007, Momodu established a spare parts business as a way to earn money to care for his family. He works seven days a week, nine hours a day, and earns about Le 1,000,000 every month. He is requesting a loan for Le 5,000,000 to buy spare parts to sell to his customers. In the future, Momodu plans to erect a house and open another shop. He thanks Kiva lenders for their 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.