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Ibrahim is married to a trader, who is also an active partner in their business. He has four children. He sells drinks and articles in Makeni. Ibrahim has a reputation for being a very dedicated and honest businessman. Originally, he accessed funds from the sale of his agricultural produce and he has now been in this business for over five years.

Ibrahim is in need of a loan in the amount of 4,000,000 Sierra Leone Leones to buy more articles and drinks. He intends to use the proceeds of his loan to educate his four children to university level and begin saving for his retirement.

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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
  • 47
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,094,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,975.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Ibrahim to buy more drinks, articles, etc., for his shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 25, 2010
Sep 14, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011