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Update on Foday

This is 43-year-old Foday. He is married and has four children aged 17, 14,10 and seven. He has two additional dependents, who live with him for schooling. In 2001, Foday established his patient drug business. He began his business to enable him to provide adequate support for his children. His business is located at the heart of town, and his main customers are all classes of customers. Working seven days a week and 14 hours a day, he earns about Le 420,000 every month from this business. He would like a loan in the amount of Le 3,000,000.

Foday has already received and successfully repaid one loan and now requires a new loan in order to buy patient drugs. He hopes that this loan will increase both his stock and income levels. In the future, Foday plans to further increase his stock level, to educate his kids, and to travel abroad for permanent stay. He thanks you for your support.

Previous Loan Details

This is 42-year-old Foday. He is married and has four children, age 16, 13, 9 and 6. He has three additional dependents who live with him. They are his wife and two brothers The two brothers are staying with him for schooling. In 2001, Foday established his patient drugs business. He began h... More from Foday's previous loan »

Additional Information

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

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
  • 4,320.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Foday to buy patient drugs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 1, 2013
Feb 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Foday. It was first posted on Kiva on Jun, 2012. Learn More