Update on María HerculanaMaría is requesting another loan to strengthen her business. She’d like to buy materials to make rope, like ribbons of different colors and sizes, which she elaborates to make by-products to sell to her clients. She considers her that her previous loan really helped her as she was able to stock up her business and improve her sales. Her family life has improved a lot as they’re united, working, and making the effort to get ahead.
La condición familiar de María ha sido mucho mejor, se mantienen siempre unidos, trabajando, esforzándose por salir adelante.
Previous Loan DetailsMaría is 52 years old and works making rope. She lives in the Pedernal district in the town of Chilanga in Morazán with her husband and one child. She has done this work for ten years and her family helps her. They work from Monday to Friday and on Saturdays they deliver orders to their… More from María Herculana'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
- Jan 11, 2012
- Feb 9, 2012
- Currency Exchange Loss:
- Feb 15, 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.