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This is 38-year-old Ibrahim. He is married and has 2 children ages 15 and 3. He has 1 additional dependent who lives with him for schooling. In 2007, Ibrahim established his business selling milk, mayonnaise, biscuits, drinks, sugar, etc. He began his business because he wants to help to develop his family. His business is located in the outskirts and his main customers are general community people. Working 7 days a week and 17 hours a day, he earns about Le800,000 every month from this business. He would like a loan in the amount of Le5,000,000. Ibrahim requires a loan in order to buy more provisions and drinks for resale. He hopes that this loan wills support him through proper use. In the future, Ibrahim plans to open a bigger shop, educate his children and to build a house. 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
  • 2
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,478,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,290.9
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,175 helped Ibrahim to buy more provisions and drinks for resale.
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 2, 2013
Aug 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 16, 2013