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Amara .g
This is 35-year-old Amara G. He is married and has one child aged 6 years. In 2009, Amara G established his pharmacy business. He began this business because he wanted to improve his standard of living. Working 7 days a week and 15 hours a day, he earns about Le 805,000 every month from this business. He would like a loan in the amount of Le 4,000,000.

Amara G requires a loan in order to purchase more medicines. He hopes that this loan will enable him to increase his monthly profits by enhancing his earnings and profit margins. In the future, Amara plans to improve his business and his family status. Competition and low capital are the major challenges he is facing. Thank you for your support.

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More information about this loan

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.

About Sierra Leone

  • $2,100
    Average annual income
  • 2
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,478,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,366.8
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Amara .g to purchase more medicines for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 11, 2014
Jul 23, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2015