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This is 38-year-old Abdulai. He is married and has two children aged 13 and eight years. Although he does not have an education, he was able to establish a grocery store business in 2003. His store is located in the outskirts of Freetown and his main customers are local people of all classes. Working seven days a week and twelve hours a day, he earns about 400,000 Sierra Leonean leones (SLL) every month from this business.

Abdulai has applied for a loan of 5,000,000 SLL so that he can buy more goods for his store. In the future, he plans to send his children to university and to develop his business. 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
  • 39
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,094,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,329.9
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Abdulai to buy more goods for his store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 5, 2013
Jul 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014