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Fatmata G
This is 38-year-old Fatmata G. She is married, and has five children aged 20, 16, 11, 8 and 4 years. Four of her children are going to school. Fatmata G owns a textiles business selling wax and dry cotton and lace materials.

Working seven days a week and 10 hours a day, Fatmata G earns about Le 2,725,000 every month from this business. She would like a loan in the amount of Le 5,000,000. Fatmata G has already received and successfully repaid four loans, and now requires a new loan in order to buy bales of wax cotton and lace materials.

In the future, Fatmata G plans to rent a shop. She has bought a piece a land but was unable to rent a shop and buy a car because of capital. She is very hardworking and friendly. 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
  • 54
    View loans »
    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,327,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,292.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Fatmata G to buy bales of wax cotton and lace materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 11, 2014
Apr 28, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 10, 2015