Antonio De Jesus
Update on Antonio De JesusAntonio needs to make a new investment, as he continues to carry on some agricultural activities, and will also invest in his clothing sales business. He will buy fertilizer and herbicides, as well as blouses and pants in order to build up the business and increase the variety of clothing articles.
He says that the investment with the previous loan allowed him to improve his farming and his harvests. Normally he farms, and on public holidays sells clothing. From these two livelihoods he has managed to help his family move forward, providing them a decent quality of life.
El manifiesta que la inversión con el préstamo anterior, le permitió mejorar la realización de cultivo y sus cosechas, el realiza actividades de agricultura normalmente y en los días feriados se dedica a comercializar ropa, de estas dos actividades ha logrado salir adelante con su familia ofreciéndoles una condición de vida digna.
Previous Loan DetailsAntonio is a farmer who is single and lives with his family. He helps his parents with their work by planting corn in their fields. He learned when he was young and he continues working each year. He is requesting a loan to buy supplies for the cultivation such as herbicides, fertilizers, an... More from Antonio De Jesus'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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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid
- Repayment Term
- 14 months (Additional Information)
- Repayment Schedule
- Nov 23, 2012
- Dec 7, 2012
- Currency Exchange Loss:
- Dec 17, 2013
Photo from previous loan
Kiva allows our Field Partners to re-use the same photo for individual borrowers that have been posted on Kiva's website once before in a 24 month period, and we allow them to re-use group photos for up to 24 months, provided that 80% of the current group's membership is represented.
Taking, collecting, and uploading photos of borrowers is one of the most challenging elements of using Kiva for our Field Partners. In order to make Kiva easier for Field Partners to use, we have allowed them to post successive and concurrent loans without taking a new photo of the borrower if the criteria above are met.