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Adama K
This is 30-year-old Adama. She is married and has three children ages 14, 12 and 10. All are school-going children. In 2005, Adama established her provisions and beverages business. She began her business because she married early because her parents did not think it necessary to send a girl child to school. When she gave birth to her second child, her husband decided to set up a small business.

Working six days a week and 17 hours a day, she earns about Le 1,417,000 every month. She would like a loan of Le 6,000,000 to purchase food to sell. Adama has already received and successfully repaid one loan.

In the future, Adama plans to expand her business and support her children's education. It will help a lot, as it is can be in addition to the income from her business. Competition and changes in demand of the customers are her major problems. She is hardworking. She 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
  • 53
    View loans »
    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,327,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,318.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,400 helped Adama K to buy more provisions to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 17, 2012
Nov 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013