Update on SvetlanaSvetlana is still operating her clothes, shoes and flower businesses. She runs her clothes and shoe business in a rented place. Thanks to her occupations, she is able to provide for herself and to financially help her daughters' families. With her previous Kiva loan, Svetlana bought a large lot of clothes to resell and also expanded her flower business.
Now she is asking for a 500,000 AMD loan to buy summer season clothes to sell.
Previous Loan DetailsSvetlana is 60 years old, she was born in the city of Kapan. After finishing high school she was accepted to Kapan's musical academy. Svetlana is a widow and has three children: a son and two daughters. All of her children have their own families and live separately from their mother. Since 1996 ... More from Svetlana's previous loan »
About “Nor Horizon”
“Nor Horizon” UCO LLC is committed to promoting poverty alleviation in Armenia by providing high-quality financial and other business development services to enterprising individuals in under-served rural and urban markets who have a strong will to establish and develop their own small-scale businesses. Originally created as the Armenian micro credit program of Oxfam (Great Britain) in late 1995, “Nor Horizon” LLC has been licensed under supervision of the Central Bank of Armenia since early 2006.
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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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