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Juan is a 21-year-old small business owner looking to help his family. Juan migrated to this country at the age of seven with his mother, a single mom, from Columbia in search of the American Dream. He acquired Truly Clean, a pool cleaning service, in January 2013. Juan is a hardworking individual who wants to expand his services and provide clean pools for the community he serves.

Juan is in need of a $10,000 loan for his business. A loan of this amount will help him to purchase new equipment, fix the company vehicle, and to market his business. This loan will not only help Juan to grow his business, but also to help support his family.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is part of the Kiva City Los Angeles initiative in partnership with the Los Angeles Mayor's Office of Small Business and VEDC (Valley Economic Development Center). Kiva City Los Angeles is a subset of Kiva City, a program that allows Kiva lenders to make microloans to small businesses in the United States with the help of community organizations and U.S. Field Partners.  

Important Information

Valley Economic Development Center (VEDC) is a non-profit community development financial institution and the largest provider of loans for small businesses and micro-entrepreneurs in the Greater Los Angeles area. In addition to loans, it offers extensive training opportunities, workshops, consulting and small business support services.

About United States

  • $54,800
    Average annual income
  • 32
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    United States Loans Fundraising
  • $12,684,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $10,000 helped Juan to purchase new equipment, fix the company vehicle, and to market his business, which will help grow his business and support his family.
45% repaid
Repayment Term
63 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 19, 2013
Mar 15, 2013
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