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Mohamed G
This is 29 year-old Mohamed. He is married and has 2 children who are 10 and 4 years old.

In 2013, Mohamed established his mobile phone accessories, touch light, belt, and sun glasses business. He began his business because he used to assist his elder brother while in school. After completing senior secondary school, he learned photography.

He accumulated some money and bought a commercial motorbike. He rode for some years and opened a shop. He works 7 days a week and 12 hours a day to earn 1,590,000 SLL every month. He would like a loan in the amount of 4,000,000 SLL to purchase different types of mobile phone accessories (batteries chargers, memory cards and touch lights).

In the future, Mohamed plans to buy a piece of land, provide a quality education for his children, and expand the business. This loan will help him to improve the business and generate more income. He has inadequate capital to meet customer's needs.

He thanks you for supporting his business.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is to a borrower living in Sierra Leone, one of the countries in West Africa currently experiencing an Ebola outbreak. The epidemic is the largest in history, claiming thousands of lives and deeply affecting the national economy. This partner is continuing to operate throughout the outbreak, but accordingly these loans will have a higher risk associated with them. Learn more about the epidemic here

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.


About Sierra Leone

  • $2,100
    Average annual income
  • 14
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,574,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,340.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Mohamed G to buy mobile phone accessories.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 23, 2014
Jun 10, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 10, 2015