Update on ArmenArmen is going on with his business. Thanks to his occupation, Armen keeps his young family and his mother as well. His first Kiva loan was used to buy raw material for his business. Recently Armen has constructed a new rolling device and a cardboard cutting device by himself. This fact has allowed Armen to develop his business and thus to increase his profit.
Now Armen is asking for a $ 2,500 loan to buy a large lot of raw materials: tin foil and plastic wrap for his business.
Previous Loan DetailsThirty-three-year-old Armen lives in Yerevan with his mother, who is jobless. After serving in the Armenian Army, he worked in the trading sector for several years. For about 3.5 years, he has been making rolls of tin foil and plastic wrap, which are used to preserve food and for baking. Armen… More from Armen'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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