A loan of $1,175 helped to purchase a new machine to cut wood for his business.


Sherif's story

Sherif is 38 years old and the married father of three children. While his wife works for a private company as a cleaner, he works very hard all day long in order to support his family, even though his salary is very low. He is very fortunate to be able to work from home, in a workshop he has, helping to keep costs lower and give him more time to be around his family.

He makes tables and chairs for outdoor enjoyment and has been in business for more than 20 years. Sherif has developed a good reputation for his professionalism and his quality of work and is very popular. For the first time, he is requesting a loan in order to purchase a new machine to cut wood. He knows that this investment will help him to be able to work more effectively and more efficiently, thereby increasing his income even more. His goal is to expand his business in the future and be able to hire an employee. He appreciates all of the Kiva lenders.



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