Update on Rudi AlbertoRudi is asking for a new loan, since he has the chance to add to his cattle by buying two calves. With this loan he will gain the economic means to accomplish the purchase, which will be of great help to him.
The previous loan that he received had a very positive effect, since he has continued working in the purchase and sale of cattle, which has given him a greater opportunity for earnings from his work.
El efecto que tuvo con el préstamo anterior fue muy positivo, pues ha seguido trabajando con la compra y venta de ganado, dándole una mayor oportunidad de capital de trabajo.
Previous Loan DetailsRudi buys and sells livestock. He lives with his wife and his children in his own house. For two years he has been working selling and buying livestock and it is his profession and the way that he has successfully supported his family. He is asking for a loan in order to buy cattle, he will bu... More from Rudi 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.
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid
- Repayment Term
- 14 months (Additional Information)
- Repayment Schedule
- Apr 11, 2012
- May 16, 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.