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.
About the Association or 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.