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Sameer J. owns an olive wood workshop where he and his two sons produce wooden crafts such as crosses, rosaries, statues, etc. The workshop is located next to Sameer's house. He wants to buy a large amount of olive wood in order to double production and increase the return preparing for the Christmas season.

Sameer's sons are married and the workshop is the source of income for the three families as well as other employees.

Sameer is showing samples of their product in the picture here.

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  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 52
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  • $12,485,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $3,000 helped Sameer purchase wood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 2, 2010
Oct 20, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 21, 2012