Raquel De La Concepcion
Update on Raquel De La ConcepcionRaquel de la Concepción is 43 years old. She is single and has five children, two of whom are minors and are in her care. She has a store located in her home.
She has had her business for four years. This work initiative came about as a means of obtaining an income to improve her family's quality of life.
The loan she is applying for is to buy sugar, tea, rice, beans, cooking oil, pastas, packaged soups, milk, tiste (beverage made from corn and chocolate), curd, natural fruit drinks and other items.
Previous Loan DetailsRaquel is 42 years old and earns her livelihood by selling dry goods. She has been in business for more than three years and offers a variety of dry goods. Raquel is a cheerful and hardworking person who is very happy with her business. Even though she spends a great deal of time managing her ... More from Raquel De La Concepcion's previous loan »
Fundación Leon 2000This loan is administered by Fundación Leon 2000. Fundación Leon 2000 began operations in 1993 as the first microfinance institution to serve the western part of Nicaragua, a country which continues to be one of the poorest in the western hemisphere. Fundación Leon 2000 works to further the development of micro, small, and medium enterprises through credit services and management, applying the best credit industry practices and technical expertise. Additionally, Fundación Leon manages several business and financial education programs in the community, specifically for young entrepreneurs and at-risk youth. Fundación Leon 2000’s group of experienced and dedicated employees works in 7 offices in Leon, Chinandega, Chichigalpa, Somotillo, Jinotepe, El Sauce, and Nagarote and serves several thousand clients (the majority of whom are women).
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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