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This is Aminata, who is 24 years old. She is married and has one child, aged 1 year.

In 2010, Aminata established her slippers business. She began her business to help out at home. Her business is located in Out-Skits, and she sells to everyone, men, women and children. Working 7 days a week and 12 hours a day, she earns about SLL 300,000 every month from this business.

She would like a loan of SLL 4,000,000 to purchase different kinds of slippers. She hopes that this loan will help her business to grow through proper use. In the future, Aminata plans to go back to the university. She is very hard working and 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
  • 38
    View loans »
    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,068,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,280.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Aminata to buy more slippers for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 5, 2013
Apr 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014