Update on TarsisioTarsisio used the previous loan to buy materials for making baskets. With the income generated, he was able to pay school fees for his children and also provide other basics to the family. He has been dealing in the basket-making business for the last 11 years. His major hardships are high fuel and transportation costs and inadequate capital to meet the high demand. Tarsisio intends to use the loan to pay school fees and buy more materials for his business.
Previous Loan DetailsTarsisio is a 43-year-old married father of five children, and he owns a house in Kasese, Uganda. Being a basket-maker for 10 years has enabled him to pay for his children's school fees. Tarsisio's hardship is a lack of sufficient capital, but he dreams of setting up a crafts' centre and educating… More from Tarsisio'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
- 12 months (Additional Information)
- Repayment Schedule
- Feb 7, 2012
- Feb 17, 2012
- Currency Exchange Loss:
- Jun 27, 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.