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Haja Fatmata
This is 33-year-old Haja Fatmata. She is married and has two children, ages 11 and 8 years old. In 2009, Haja Fatmata established her retail business. She began her business because she wanted to contribute greatly to supporting her home. Working six days a week and 12 hours a day, she earns about 1,000,000 leones (SLL) every month from this business.

Haja Fatmata would like a loan in the amount of 5,000,000 SLL. Haja Fatmata requires a loan in order to buy beer, stout, soft drinks and provisions. She hopes that this loan will help to increase her profit by approximately 450,000 SLL. In the future, Haja Fatmata plans to open another shop for one of her sisters. 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
  • 40
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,980,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,329.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Haja Fatmata to buy beer, stout, soft drinks and provisions.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 6, 2013
Sep 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014