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Khalidi is 28-year-old energetic carpenter and resident of Buguruni area. He is the father of 2 children. He has been in business for 6 years and is a skilled carpenter. Khalidi received business training from programs organized by Youth Self Employment Foundation. He buys wood upcountry and sells some of it retail at his workshop. He uses the remaining wood to make chairs, beds and tables. He helps his community by employing three others to work with him. Khalidi is requesting a loan of $750 so he can purchase more modern equipment, which will enable him to expand his workshop and his business.

About Tanzania

  • $1,900
    Average annual income
  • 31
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  • $16,097,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Khalidi to buy modern equipment and expand his carpentry workshop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 19, 2007
Sep 5, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 11, 2008