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Accion recently funded a young entrepreneur out of Lansing, Michigan! Kareem has always been interested in marketing. He began his career in marketing in Chicago. He used his time working for a large company to improve his online advertising skills.

In 2006, Kareem decided to return to Michigan to be close to his family and also to open his own business "K X Website Design". The first three years of his business, he focused on providing website design services. Doing this, he built a strong reputation in the area as well as developed a portfolio of clients.

In 2009, he decided to add retail sites to his business and promote his own marketing model. He is now providing consulting sessions to clients on how to build and design their own websites. In addition to providing counseling, he now operates additional sites: and From these sites, clients can buy electronics, phone accessories, gadgets, etc.

The next step for his business will be to bring his marketing model to market. Kareem would like to sell his model as a program that can help his clients grow their businesses. Kareem is looking to invest in an employee with a background in marketing to assist him in this area. Help Kareem grow his business!

About United States

  • $54,800
    Average annual income
  • 30
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  • $12,688,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $8,025 helped Kareem to invest in an employee and bring to market his business model.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 8, 2012
Sep 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014