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This is Lamarana, who is 49 years old. She is married, and she has two children, aged 25 and 20 years.

In 2007, Lamarana established her provisions business. She began her business because she inherited it from her late mother. Working 7 days a week and 11 hours a day, she earns about SLL 600,000 every month from this business.

She would like a loan in the amount of SLL 5,000,000 . Lamarana requires a loan in order to purchase more provisions, e.g., milk and suger, for resale.

In the future, Lamarana plans to build a bakery for her business . She is very hard-working 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
  • 2
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,478,050
    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 Lamarana to purchase more provisions, e.g., milk, suger, for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 6, 2013
Sep 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014