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Sillah is 31 years old, married, and has three children aged 4, 5 and 10. He has two additional dependents who live with him. In 2001, he opened a spare-parts (auto and motor) business after losing a brother who was supporting the home. Sillah has already received and successfully repaid two loans, and is now requesting a new loan for Le 4,000,000 to buy engine oil. He hopes that this loan will enable him to increase his monthly profits by approximately Le 575,200. In the future, Sillah plans to move to a bigger shop and expand. 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
  • 4,336.9
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Sillah to buy supplies for a spare-parts business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 17, 2012
Nov 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013