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Fanta is married to a teacher and has one child. She sells ready-made items and shoes in Makeni. She is a jovial and very intelligent businesswoman. Originally, Fanta accessed funds to begin her shop from her husband and began trade on ready-made items, which she has now maintained for 4 years. She is in need of a loan in the amount of 4,000,000 SLL to buy additional ready-made items. Fanta intends to use the proceeds of her loan to educate her children to the university level and to save for her future retirement.

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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
  • 14
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,542,800
    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 Fanta to add more stock of ready-made items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 25, 2010
Sep 15, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011