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This is 41-year-old Mohamed. He is married and has five children aged 15, 10, 8, 5, and 3 years old. In 1997, Mohamed established his local foodstuff business. He began his business just to earn income. Working 6 days a week and 10 hours a day, he earns about Le 1,500,000 every month from this business. He would like a loan in the amount of Le 5,000,000 in order to buy local rice. He hopes that this loan will enable him to increase his monthly profits by approximately Le 1,000,000. In the future, Mohamed plans to become a leading supplier of local foods. 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
  • 23
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,379,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,329.9
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Mohamed to buy local rice.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 5, 2013
Apr 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013