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Mohamed is 28 years old and married. In 2009, Mohamed established his soft drinks, pure water, and electronics business. His business is located at the city center and his main customers are both men and women. Working seven days a week and 14 hours a day, he earns about 350,000 SLL every month.

Mohamed is requesting a loan for 3,000,000 SLL, which he will use to buy soft drinks and pure water. In the future, he plans to further his education, own a bigger shop, and raise children.

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
  • 51
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,344,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,329.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Mohamed to purchase soft drinks and pure water.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 20, 2013
Oct 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014