Update on Carlos AlbertoCarlos has decided to improve his crops so is asking for a loan to buy the necessary supplies like manure, herbicide and seeds that he hopes will lead to a good harvest. He feels that through this means he’s managed to grow in his crops and his cattle since it’s given him and his family a better condition.
El considera que a través de este medio, ha logrado crecer en sus cultivos y ganado, ya que esto le da una mejor condición junto a su familia.
Previous Loan DetailsCarlos, 38 years old, resides in the Jiquilisco department of Usulután where he lives with his two children, 18 and 15 years old, as well as his wife. They have their own house and he is an employee and farmer. Carlos works in the Jiquilisco town hall and also carries out his agricultural and li... More from Carlos Alberto'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.
About El Salvador
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- Repayment Term
- 20 months (Additional Information)
- Repayment Schedule
- Mar 27, 2012
- Apr 17, 2012
- Currency Exchange Loss:
- May 17, 2012
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.