Update on UzziahUzziah used the previous loan to buy coffee to resell. He is a 39-year-old married man and is a father to six children, living in Kasese, Uganda. He is a coffee trader and has been in the coffee business for eleven years. His major hardship is inadequate capital. He says sometimes there is a lot of coffee available to buy and high demand, but capital is the limiting factor. His personal goals are educating his children and buying a car, while his business goal is to buy more land, for growing coffee. Uzziah is requesting the loan to buy coffee to resell.
Previous Loan DetailsUzziah is a thirty-eight-year-old married man and is a father to six children living in Kasese, Uganda. He is a coffee trader and has been in the coffee business for ten years now. His major hardship is inadequate capital. He says sometimes there is a lot of coffee to buy, but capital is the… More from Uzziah'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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