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This is 45 year-old Adama. She is married, and has two children, ages 20 and 15.

In 2000, Adama established her frozen fish business. She began her business because she wanted to assist her husband in some family issues. Working 7 days a week and 10 hrs a day, she earns about Le 300,000 every month from this business.

She would like a loan of Le5,000,000 to purchase more cartons of frozen fish to sell.

In the future, Adama plans to educate her children to university level, and to construct a house.

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
  • 32
    View loans »
    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,391,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,338.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Adama to purchase more cartons of frozen fish to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 4, 2013
Oct 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014