Update on Silvia DinoraSilvia applies for a new loan to buy ingredients for her business, such as corn, oil and condiments, and ensure the continuous vigor of her activity. Buying these products will give her stability for some time and enable her to improve her income and production to pay off her loan. She has demonstrated her good experience with handling previous loans, which will help her to strengthen her business and generate better profits.
Ella manifiesta haber tenido una buena experiencia con el préstamo anterior, que le ayudo a estabilizarse y a generar mejores ganancias.
Previous Loan DetailsSilvia lives with her husband and two children, ages 28 and 24. She sells food and tortillas and has been doing so for 14 years. She learned the business from her mother and also inherited customers from her. She is asking for this loan in order to buy corn and firewood to prepare the tortil... More from Silvia Dinora'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
- 17 months (Additional Information)
- Repayment Schedule
- Jan 25, 2012
- Feb 13, 2012
- Currency Exchange Loss:
- May 17, 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.