Update on FranciscaFrancisca is a member of the “QORICHUSPAS” communal bank in the city of Cusco – Peru. She continues to prepare and sell Ceviche; an emblematic Peruvian dish made with fresh fish and lemon. Francisca is using this opportunity to request a loan so that she can pay for her two children’s university and school educations. Francisca is very grateful to Kiva for allowing her to develop her financial activity, which represents her main income and the possibility to offer her children an education and a better quality of life.
Previous Loan DetailsThis member continues to manage a business of selling "ceviche", a dish that consists of fish marinated in citrus juice. She has a location where she works from 9am to 6pm. Through this business, she is able to stay ahead. Her dream is to expand her business of selling "ceviche". The member i... More from Francisca'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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