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This is 40-year-old Kadiatu D.. She is married and has 2 children ages 12 and 18 years. She also has 1 additional dependent, whom she adopted. In the year 2001, Kadiatu took over a business selling food and drinks from her mother. She has been able to manage the business and has a very good loan repayment history. She opens her business 6 days a week and 6 hours a day.

She would like a loan in the amount of 3,000,000 SLL in order to buy bags of rice, gallons of vegetable oil and other food items. In the future, Kadiatu D. hopes to have a more spacious place for her business. She thanks you for your support.

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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
  • 45
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,082,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,302.4
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Kadiatu to buy more food items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 9, 2011
Mar 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011