In 2007, Abu established his spare parts and battery charging business. He began his business just to be self-reliant after coming from the village. His business is located at the outskirts of town, and his main customers are adults. Working 7 days a week and 12 hours a day, he earns about Le 1,889,000 every month from this business.
He would like a loan in the amount of Le 5,000,000. Abu requires a loan in order to buy engine oil. He hopes that this loan will increase the stock and expand the business.
In the future, Abu plans to improve the business and expand to other areas of the town. He started as an apprentice and now owns his own business. He thanks you for your support.
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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 DevelopmentThe 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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