Update on Luis AlonsoLuis wants to continue producing and selling vegetables, as his family depends on this livelihood. He is ready to start planting chiles, tomatoes, and for this he needs to buy fertilizers, fungicides, and seed.
With these materials he hopes to work more productively and get a good harvest. He considers that these loans help him to improve his production, through the purchase of the necessary agricultural supplies.
Él considera que estos préstamos le ayudan para mejorar su producción con la compra de los insumos necesarios.
Previous Loan DetailsLuis, age 67, is a farmer. He is married, and he lives with his wife and two children, ages 27 and 28. They live in the Delicias de Concepción municipality in the Morazán department. He has his own house. He has been growing vegetables and raising livestock for 40 years. His children help ... More from Luis Alonso'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
- 13 months (Additional Information)
- Repayment Schedule
- Jan 5, 2012
- Feb 8, 2012
- Currency Exchange Loss:
- Mar 9, 2013
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.