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Kareem began HD-LV Apparel Resources in Los Angeles in 2007. His business provides custom services and had crafted products using variations of paints, inks and dyes that are applied on hats, jeans, jackets and sneakers. All of his creations mimic background textures of Van Gogh expressionistic paintings. HD-LV Apparel Resources currently occupies two kiosks on a month to month basis and is seeking financing to expand their presence across different market segments. Over the past 5 years, the business has seen an increase in income which is expected to continue in 2012 with the planned expansion.

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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.  

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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.

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  • $54,800
    Average annual income
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  • $12,982,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $6,000 helped Kareem to purchase equipment and inventory, and to pay for marketing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
38 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 23, 2012
Jun 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013