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Ibrahim is 47 year-old. He has four children aged 10, 7, 4 and one years. In 1996, Ibrahim established a spare parts and lubricants business. He began his business because he needed a means of providing for his family. Working 7 days a week and 14 hours a day, he earns about Le 900,000 every month from this business. He would like a loan in the amount of Le 3,000,000 to buy a drum of engine oil, break oil and oil filters for his business. He hopes that this loan will enable him to increase his monthly profits by approximately Le 200,000. He 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
  • 42
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,094,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,310.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Ibrahim to buy auto parts and engine oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 18, 2011
May 28, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012