Luma Group’s story
Aminata is a 47-year-old mother of four children, ages 35, 24, 16 and 8. She sells food (cooked food) as her business. She started the business to be independent and financially support her children. She currently has some family members who help in the business.
Aminata and her group members have requested a total loan of SLL 4,000,000. Of this amount, Aminata is to receive SLL 1,000,000, which she will use to buy more bags of rice, gallons of palm oil and vegetable oil and cartons of iced fish. The profits will help her to pay for food, buy learning materials, and water. Aminata hopes to continue doing more saving for her children’s education. She and the rest of her group members thank you for your support.
In this group: Aminata, Hawa, Kadie, Isatu
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About Association for Rural Development (ARD):
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.