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This is Abdulai, 36. He is married and has 2 children aged 8 and 9. Both of them go to school. He has 1 additional dependent who lives with him to be fostered. In 2009, Abdulai established his provision business. He began his business because he did not attend school; he was only introduced to farming. When he become an adult, he farmed on his own and the proceeds he got were used to start petty trading. Working 7 days a week and 15 hours a day, he earns about 2,580,000 SLL every month from this business. He would like a loan in the amount of 4,500,000SLL. Abdulai requires a loan in order to buy biscuits, peak milk, matches, paste, drinks, sugar and candles. In the future, Abdulai plans to build a house, educate his children, acquire a shop and buy a car. This loan will help to increase stock and income. He is a hardworking business man. He 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
  • 32
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,391,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,329.7
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Abdulai to buy biscuits, peak milk, matches, paste, drinks, sugar and candles.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 18, 2013
Jan 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013