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Important Information

This loan is structured on Kiva as a bullet loan, which means a single payment is required at the end of the loan term. By Colombian law, Kiva's partner Interactuar is required to offer borrowers loans with a variable interest rate that fluctuates with the market rate. Because fixed monthly payments are applied first to interest and then to principal, Interactuar is unable to predict upfront what portion of each repayment would go towards the loan principal. This creates a challenge with Kiva's system, which doesn't allow for unpredictable principal payments, and can result in some Interactuar clients appearing falsely delinquent. To remedy this, the loan has an end-of-term repayment plan on Kiva, but the borrower will continue scheduled monthly repayments to Interactuar, who will then pass along the principal amount to Kiva lenders. This means that you may see repayments made on this loan throughout the repayment term, as opposed to receiving repayment in full at the end of the loan term.

About Colombia

  • $11,100
    Average annual income
  • 471
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    Colombia Loans Fundraising
  • $15,266,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,930.0
    Colombia Pesos (COP) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Defaulted
A loan of $225 helped this borrower to buy beauty products.
Repayment Term
24 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 17, 2011
Listed
Nov 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Defaulted:
Jul 8, 2013