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This is 40-year-old Yeabu. She is a widow and has four children – one girl aged 14 and three boys aged 10, 18 and 22. She has one additional dependant who is her relative.

Yeabu has been selling slippers and men and women's footwear for the past seven years. She opens her business seven days a week for eleven hours a day. Yeabu has a good loan repayment history. She needs a loan of 5,000,000 SLL to help her buy more slippers and other footwear for her business. She hopes to see all her children through their education. 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
  • 44
    View loans »
    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,082,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,325.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Yeabu to buy more slippers and other footwear for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 6, 2011
Apr 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012