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Mohamed is 26 years old and single. In 2012, Mohamed established his food market. He began his business because he wanted to improve himself. Working seven days a week, 15 hours a day, he earns about 500,000 SLL a month.

Mohamed is requesting a loan for 4,000,000 SLL, which he will use to buy more drinks, provisions, water, sugar, etc. to sell. In the future, he plans to build a bigger shop and to become an international businessman.

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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
  • 38
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,068,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,339.9
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Mohamed to purchase more drinks, provisions, water, sugar, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 15, 2013
Nov 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 10, 2015