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Sheku Omar
This is 35-year-old Sheku Omar. He is married, and has one child who is nine years old. In 2007, Sheku Omar established his plastic rubber bowls and set pan business. He began his business because he wants to be self sustainable so that he can address his problems and needs all by him self. Working 7 days a week and 11 hours a day, he earns about Le 1,000,000 every month from this business. He would like a loan in the amount of Le 5,000,000. Sheku Omar requires this loan in order to buy rubber bowls,rubber buckets and set of pan. He hopes that this loan will enable him to increase his monthly profits by approximately Le 900,000. In the future, Sheku Omar plans to expand his shop and to become a supplier. 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
  • $10,068,575
    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 Sheku Omar to buy rubber bowls,rubber buckets and set of pan.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 5, 2013
Aug 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014