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This is 29-year-old Christiana. She is divorced and has one child, two years old.

In 2002, Christiana established her lady's fashion boutique business. She began her business because she wanted to take good care of her family. Her business is located on the outskirts of the city and her main customers are general community people. Working seven days per week and 12 hours per day, she earns about SLL 1,000,000 every month from this business.

Christiana would like a loan in the amount of SLL 5,000,000. Christiana requires a loan in order to buy more fashion goods for resale. She hopes that this loan will support her, to increase her profit. In the future, Christiana plans to open more boutiques in different areas. 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
  • 41
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,094,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,319.7
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Christiana to buy clothing for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 15, 2013
Mar 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013