Update on LaskmiSra. Laskmi is 34 years old, in a common-law relationship, and has two children. She continues with her business of selling handicrafts. She sells ceramics, polo shirts, caps, and scarves. Laskmi works as a traveling vendor from 8am to 6pm. Through this business, she is able to help her children move forward. Laskmi wants to expand and improve her business of selling handicrafts. She dreams of having a craft store. Laskmi is requesting a loan to buy handicrafts such as polo shirts, sweaters, caps, and ceramics in bulk. She is an enterprising person who has tremendous desire to succeed so that her family can get ahead.
Laskmi is pleased with the loan and promises to complete her payments.
La socia es una persona muy emprendedora con muchas ganas de salir adelante y de esta forma saca a su familia adelante.
La socia está feliz por el préstamo y se compromete a cumplir con los pagos de su cuota.
Previous Loan DetailsLaskmi is a member of the “Patron de Santiago” community bank which is located in Cusco district, in the province and department of the same name. Laskmi is 34 years old. She lives with her common-law husband and has 2 children. She divides her time between her daily activities and her handi... More from Laskmi'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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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid
- Repayment Term
- 6 months (Additional Information)
- Repayment Schedule
- Nov 28, 2011
- Dec 5, 2011
- Currency Exchange Loss:
- Apr 15, 2012
Photo from previous loan
Kiva allows our Field Partners to re-use the same photo for individual borrowers that have been posted on Kiva's website once before in a 24 month period, and we allow them to re-use group photos for up to 24 months, provided that 80% of the current group's membership is represented.
Taking, collecting, and uploading photos of borrowers is one of the most challenging elements of using Kiva for our Field Partners. In order to make Kiva easier for Field Partners to use, we have allowed them to post successive and concurrent loans without taking a new photo of the borrower if the criteria above are met.