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This is 29-year-old Abu-Bakarr. He is married and has one child. In 2007, Abu-Bakarr established his games and sport business. He began his business because he was not able to secure a job after graduating from school and needed a source of income for his livelihood. Working 7 days a week and 8 hours a day, he earns about Le 1,300,000 every month from this business.

Abu-Bakarr requires a loan in order to buy a new generator and electric fan, and to pay for his DSTV subscription. He would like a loan in the amount of Le 3,000,000. In the future, Abu-Bakarr plans to send his child to a very good university and build a dwelling house. 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
  • 35
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,980,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,300.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Abu-Bakarr to buy a generator and electric fan, and to pay for his DSTV subscription.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 18, 2011
Dec 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 16, 2012