Update on DavidDavid used his previous loan amount to buy more stock of goods to sell in his retail shop. It was profitable and he was able to pay the loan amount well and on good time.
He plans to use this loan amount to buy farm inputs, such as fertilizer and seeds for planting. He also plans to buy a dairy cow. With the anticipated profits, he plans to pay school fees for his children as well as to improve the living standards of his family.
In the future, David hopes to invest more in dairy farming.
Previous Loan DetailsDavid has operated his retail shop in Ndunyu Njeru town for the last three years. He is 71 years old, married to Agnes and they have three children. He was introduced to KADET by a field officer, and this will be his third loan. He repaid all his previous loans well and in good time. He plans to ... More from David's previous loan »
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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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