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This is 28-year-old Menday. He is married and has no children.

In 2010, Menday established his business selling clothing like polo shirts, crepe, shoes, shirt, jeans, sandals, belts, bags, coats, etc. He began his business because he is a graduate but decided to go into business because of the struggle in getting a job in the country. His father gave him some amount of money to start business.

Working seven days a week and 15 hours a day, he earns about 905,000 SLL (Sierra Leone leones) every month from this business.

He would like a loan in the amount of 3,000,000 SLL. Menday requires a loan in order to buy jeans, polo shirts and shoes. In the future, Menday plans to become an international businessman, build a house and open another outlet. This loan will help to expand the business.

Inadequate capital is his main challenge. He is a hardworking businessman. He thanks you for providing financial support for business people. He thanks you for your support.

Additional Information

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
  • 32
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,980,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,323.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Menday to buy jeans, polo shirts and shoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 4, 2013
Jul 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014