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Hawa K. is 26 years old. She is married but has no children. In 2009, Hawa established her plastic ware business. She began her business because people buy such things often and it is profitable. Her business is open 6 days a week and 10 hours a day.

Hawa would like a loan in the amount of Le 5,000,000. Hawa requires a loan in order to purchase more plastic bowls, baskets, baby bathtubs and other plastic utensils. In the future, Hawa plans to acquire a piece of land and educate her children well. 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
  • 32
    View loans »
    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,980,225
    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 Hawa to buy more plastic bowls, baskets, baby bathtubs, and other plastic utensils.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 6, 2011
Apr 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012