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Musu K. is a single parent selling provisions and cosmetics. Her shop and home are rented and her business is located at her house.

She has four kids plus her mother, whom she is taking care of. She needs a loan of 3,000,000 SLL to buy cosmetics and provisions (drinks) to increase sales in the shop.

She has spent six years in business and hopes to use the proceeds of her loan to educate her kids and buy land for her children.

Additional Information

About the Association for 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
  • 46
    View loans »
    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,094,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,860.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Musu to buy more cosmetics and provisions.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 7, 2009
Oct 17, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2010