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After nine years of business in the window cleaning industry, Sheldon visited Accion Texas Inc. for a business loan to expand his company by hiring two part-time employees, purchasing new equipment, and obtaining working capital.

Sheldon says the expansion of his business will allow for more work opportunities. Through his franchised business, Sheldon perfects residential and commercial windows up to three storeys tall. A natural salesman, Sheldon has been in business for almost a decade thanks to customer referrals and his ability to sell his services door-to-door.

As a franchised owner of the Fish Window Cleaning business, Sheldon is part of the world’s largest window cleaning company which began in January 1978.

As an entrepreneur, he is responsible for the success of his business, Sheldon offers consistent high-quality service in conjunction with his knowledge of taking windows from smudged to unblemished. See everything his business offers here:

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About LiftFund

LiftFund. ( is an award-winning nonprofit organization (previously known as Accion Texas) with a mission to provide credit and loans to small and start-up businesses that have limited or no access to credit from commercial sources. Established in 1994 in San Antonio, LiftFund has helped Texas and Louisiana entrepreneurs strengthen their businesses, stabilize and increase their incomes, create employment, and contribute to the economic revitalization of their communities. Learn more at


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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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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $5,450 helped Sheldon to hire two part-time employees, purchase new equipment, and obtain working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
32 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 13, 2013
Oct 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 2, 2014