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This is 44-year-old Hadiatu B.. Hadiatu is a widow and has an 18-year-old child. In 1998, Hadiatu established her drinks business because she wanted to improve her well-being. Working six days a week, and 11 hours a day, she earns about 1,900,000 Sierra Leone leones (Le) every month from this business.

She would like a loan in the amount of Le 3,000,000 in order to rent a more spacious shop. She thanks you for your support.

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
  • 40
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,978,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,237.5
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Hadiatu to buy more drinks and rent a more spacious shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 12, 2011
Jan 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012