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This is 37-year-old Adam. He is married and has two children, aged 8 and 2 years. In 2000, Adam established his stationery business. He began his business as a means of generating revenue. Working six days a week and 10 hours a day, he earns about 750,000 SLL (Sierra Leone leones) every month from this business.

He would like a loan in the amount of 3,000,000 SLL. He requires a loan in order to buy more stationery. He hopes that this loan will enable him to increase his monthly profits by approximately 500,000 SLL. In the future, Adam plans to open an outlet. 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
  • 46
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,068,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,317.5
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Adam to buy more stationery.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 15, 2013
Mar 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013