Update on Esperanza GroupAmado is a member of the group. He will use his loan to buy bread, mayonnaise, and cold cuts to make sandwiches. The other members of the group continue with their business activities.
Delia, age 28, is single and does not have children. She has a clothing store. She requested the loan to buy blouses, pants, skirts, and baby clothes. She started her business five years ago. She undertook her business due to necessity. She bought the merchandise with the savings from her previous work. She sells her products in an itinerant manner at the market in her community. Her business is important because that is how she supports herself and is able to cover her expenses.
She is proud to have her own business, and she is glad when her sales are good. She invests her earnings in the purchase of more clothes in order to keep her business stocked. She is planning on expanding her business and adding women’s and men’s shoes. She plans to do so with the loans.
Her hopes and dreams are for her business to be well-stocked in order to give her customers better service. The members of the group want to tell Kiva and the Fundación Realidad, “We are grateful for your support. Thanks for lending to us and trusting us so that we can get ahead in our businesses.”
Previous Loan DetailsThis solidarity group is called "Esperanza" ("Hope"), and is made up of the following women: Señoras Ivet and Adriana are going to purchase women's, men's and children's shoes with their loan. Señora Felicita will buy sheets, towels and bedspreads. Señora Vicenta will buy napkin rings,… More from Esperanza Group'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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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.
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