Update on MiguelThe life of our member Miguel has not changed a lot. He continues working in his entertainment business and continues raising animals to sell. On this occasion, he would like to invest his loan in buying animals such as guinea pigs and hens wholesale. He will buy a total of 15 pairs of guinea pigs and 15 pairs of hens. He would like to be able to save up and buy a plot of land so that he can build. Right now he will raise these animals, fatten them, breed them and then sell them for a higher price.
Previous Loan DetailsOur member belongs to the VIRGEN IMMACULADA CONCEPCION community bank and lives in Anta in the Peruvian "departamento" of Cusco. He is Sr. Miguel, 42 years old, separated, with 2 children. He makes a living selling sweets from his house. He set up a small store selling toys and sweets to… More from Miguel's previous loan »
Important InformationAbout Asociación Arariwa
Asociación Arariwa is a large non-governmental organization that started offering microcredit in 1994 to improve the quality of life, skills and equity of the population in the rural Cusco region of Peru. Arariwa serves the southern Andean provinces of Peru, and is distinguished by its efforts to reach the very poor, who often live in isolated rural areas. Arariwa fosters village banking, supports savings accounts, promotes access to education, and empowers women entrepreneurs (who make up 78% of its borrowers).
Concurrent and Successive Loans
Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.
This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.
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