Update on Cleofe EufemiaThis member's name is Cleofe and she belongs to the communal bank "LOS DIAMANTES" of the city of Cusco in Peru. She is still in the carpentry business, mainly making coffins. Cleofe has been in this family business for several years with her husband, and it is the main source of income for her family.
Cleofe is requesting a loan to buy materials such as wood, paint, glue, etc. to make her products. She is grateful to KIVA for the loan and for helping her maintain and strengthen her business.
Previous Loan DetailsShe belongs to the “Los Diamantes” (The Diamonds) communal bank and continues with her business manufacturing and selling coffins. She’s been in this business for years and does well thanks to the effort she puts into it. She also continues supporting her husband’s carpentry shop which is the way… More from Cleofe Eufemia's previous loan »
Important InformationAbout Asociación Arariwa
Asociación Arariwa is a large non-governmental organization that started offering microcredit in 1994 to improve the quality of life, skills and equity of the population in the rural Cusco region of Peru. Arariwa serves the southern Andean provinces of Peru, and is distinguished by its efforts to reach the very poor, who often live in isolated rural areas. Arariwa fosters village banking, supports savings accounts, promotes access to education, and empowers women entrepreneurs (who make up 78% of its borrowers).
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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