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This is 44-year-old Gibrilla. He is married, and has two children, ages 15 and 7.

In 2002, Gibrilla established his stationery business; he began his business because of low income. His business is located in the outskirts of the city, and his main customers are school-going children, men and women. Working seven days a week and eight hours a day, he earns about Le1,000,000 every month from this business.

He would like a loan of Le 5,000,000. Gibrilla requires a loan to buy more stationery to sell.

In the future, Gibrilla plans to increase his stock prior to school starting by buying different kinds of stationeries. 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
  • 43
    View loans »
    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,068,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,329.4
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Gibrilla to buy more stationery to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 5, 2013
Jul 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014