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Betty K. is a businesswoman who trades in cosmetics at Gbongo Market in Bo. Betty is married and has three children. All the children are in primary school. She assists her husband greatly in taking care of the home, especially with the schooling of the children.

Betty has a very good credit history in one of the solidarity groups. She needs a loan of 4,000,000 Sierra Leone Leones to help her stock her shop as she has more customers this season. She thanks you for supporting her.

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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
  • 3,969.8
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Betty to buy cosmetics for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 25, 2010
Aug 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011