Update on JosefaJosefa is asking for a loan again. The end of the year is approaching, when her sales increase. She wants to strengthen her business and be ready for the season, buying basic necessity products such as basic grains, produce and flip-flops.
The previous loan generated bigger earnings due to the investment in merchandise. She was able to meet her customers' demands and improve her financial condition.
El préstamo anterior le generó mayores ganancias debido a la inversión en mercadería logrando satisfacer las demandas de los clientes y mejorando su condición económica.
Previous Loan DetailsJosepha sells articles of primary necessity. including shoes,, plastic items and crockery. She lives with her husband and has administered the business for some 30 years. It is located in the municipal market. Her husband helps her a great deal. At present, Josefa is requesting a loan to buy r... More from Josefa's previous loan »
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
- 14 months (Additional Information)
- Repayment Schedule
- Nov 11, 2011
- Dec 7, 2011
- Currency Exchange Loss:
- Jun 16, 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.