René L., who is 47 years old, has been a bricklayer for 2 years and needs a loan to buy tools to work. Angélica J., who is 20, sells different items in her neighborhood store, and she want to buy merchandise.
René L. de 47 tiene el oficio de albañil hace 2 años y requiere el préstamo para comprar herramientas de trabajo. Angélica J. de 20 años se dedica a vender diferentes artículos en su tienda de barrio y ella quiere comprar mercadería.
This is a Group Loan
In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.
Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.
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