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Edna
This is 35-year-old Edna. She is married and has 1 child, age 14. She has 1 additional dependent that lives with her. In 2006, Edna established her enamelware business. She began her business to help promote her husband financially in addressing issues at home. Working 6 days a week and 10 hours a day, she earns about Le 1,500,000 every month from this business.

She would like a loan in the amount of Le 5,000,000. Edna requires this loan in order to buy 3 dozen sets of pans @ Le1,560,000 and 12 dozen spoons, with the balance to be used for transport. She hopes that this loan will enable her to increase her monthly profits by approximately Le 800,000. In the future, Edna plans to get a very big shop and to be selling goods at wholesale.

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
  • 35
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,111,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,300.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Edna to buy 3 dozen sets of pans @ Le1,560,000 and 12 dozen spoons, with the balance to be used for transport.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 5, 2012
Listed
Sep 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 18, 2013