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This is 31 year-old Abdul. He is married, and has 1 child aged 9 months.

In 2011, Abdul established his compressor, gas, and freezer business. He began his business because his mother was doing the same business. After he completed his university education, he work for sometime and saved the money used to start his business. Working 7 days a week and 11 hours a day, he earns about Le 1,060,000 every month from this business.

He would like a loan in the amount of Le 5,000,000. Abdul requires a loan in order to buy more freezers, gas and compressors. In the future, Abdul plans to buy a piece of land, become an international businessman and to give his children a quality education. Some debtors not paying on the agreed date is one challenge. Abdul is a hardworking man and 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
    View loans »
    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,068,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,341.4
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Abdul to buy more freezers, gas and compressors.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 18, 2013
Nov 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014