This is 35-year-old Abdulai. He is married and has two children, aged 10 and 13. He has one additional dependents, who lives with him as a sales assistant. In 2007, Abdulai established his business selling slippers, underwear, Pampers, etc. He began his business because he was trained up as a businessman. His business is located in the outskirts of the city, and his main customers are men and women. Working seven days a week, 10 hours a day, he earns about 500,000 SLL every month from this business. He would like a loan in the amount of 4,000,000 SLL. Abdulai requires a loan in order to increase his stock for resale. In the future, he plans to get a bakery as a source of more income. He thanks you for your support.
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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.