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This is 41-year-old Fudia. She is single and has one child aged 15 years. She has no additional dependents, but does have two sales assistants who are paid by month.

In 2007, Fudia established her food and drinks business. She began her business as her own means of getting revenue. Working six days a week and 10 hours a day, she earns about 1,500,000 Le (Sierra Leone leones) every month from this business.

She would like a loan in the amount of Le 6,000,000. Fudia requires a loan in order to buy cooking utensils and some soft drinks. She hopes that this loan will enable her to increase her monthly profits by approximately Le 1,000,000. In the future, she hope to expand her restaurant as she has more customers now and hopes to realize more profit. 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
  • 46
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,094,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,349.9
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,400 helped Fudia to buy cooking utensils and some soft drinks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 2, 2012
Oct 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013