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This is Fatmata. She is single and has three children. In 2011, Fatmata established her medical service business. She began her business because she wants to render medical service to her community to reduce their suffering. Her business is located in a city center, and her main customers are people from the community. Working seven days a week and 12 hours a day, she earns about SLL 8,493,000 every month from this business.

She would like a loan in the amount of SLL 5,000,000. Fatmata requires a loan in order to buy pharmaceutical drugs, cough mixtures and IV drips. Fatmata plans to open up a community health center in the future. The loan will be used to further expand her pharmacy. 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
  • 4,300.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Fatmata to buy more medicines.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 7, 2012
Nov 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013