Update on PeterPeter, who is now 54 years old, used his previous loan to buy seedlings and animal feed. His business did well and he has managed to repay his previous loan. He has grown tremendously and has saved his money through Faulu Kenya.
He dreams of having a herd of six dairy cows and becoming an established farmer. He needs a loan of 42,727.50 KES to purchase a dairy cow.
Previous Loan DetailsPeter is a 53-year-old farmer. He has been farming since 2001. He does mixed farming. He mainly rears dairy cows and grows maize, beans and vegetables. The climate of his area has favored his business. He also has grown his business, because he has been trained on business management skills. He… More from Peter'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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