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Fatmata
This is 35-year-old Fatmata. She is married and has two children aged thirteen and nine. In 2003, Fatmata established her ladies shoes business. She began her business because she wants to be a woman of substance especially to provide for her well-being and for her family. Her business is located in the city center and her main customers are ladies. Working 6 days a week and 12 hours a day, she earns about SLL 1,800,000 every month from this business. She would like a loan in the amount of SLL 5,000,000. Fatmata requires a loan in order to buy additional ladies shoes. In the future, Fatmata plans to educate her children to university level. She thanks you for your support and wishes you all the best.

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This loan is to a borrower living in Sierra Leone, one of the countries in West Africa currently experiencing an Ebola outbreak. The epidemic is the largest in history, claiming thousands of lives and deeply affecting the national economy. This partner is continuing to operate throughout the outbreak, but accordingly these loans will have a higher risk associated with them. Learn more about the epidemic here

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.

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About Sierra Leone

  • $903
    Average annual income
  • 7
    View loans »
    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $8,989,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,346.1
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Fatmata to pay for ladies shoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 16, 2014
Listed
May 20, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 17, 2015