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Fannie is married to a secondary school teacher and has 3 dependents. She sells used clothing and food items in Makeni. Fannie has 10 years of experience in business and was initially financed by her husband.

Fannie needs a loan in the amount of 3,000,000 SLL to purchase more used clothing and food items. She hopes to use the proceeds of the loan to educate her children to University level and support her husband who is finishing building a house for the family.

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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
  • 38
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,980,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,935.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Fannie to buy additional used clothing to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 4, 2010
Aug 18, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011