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.
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.