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This is 36-year-old Aminata. She is married and has three children, aged 19, 16 and 13 yearrs.

In 2005, Aminata established her drinks business. She began her business because she wanted to help in taking care of her family. Her business is located in the outskirts and her main customers are women and children. Working seven days a week and 16 hours a day, she earns about SLL 800,000 every month from this business.

She would like a loan in the amount of SLL 5,000,000. Aminata requires a loan in order to buy more drinks for resale. In the future, Aminata plans to build a house and to give high-quality educations to her children. 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
  • 35
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,980,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,278.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Aminata to buy more drinks for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 3, 2013
May 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014