Update on Blanca HerminiaBlanca has decided, through a new loan, to take advantage of the season when the sales increase. She will buy purses, bags and other merchandise that is necessary to keep the business in good condition.
With the previous loan she was able to improve her income by reinforcing her business with a variety of products. She has been able to provide for her family and her home situation in continuing to improve.
Con el préstamo anterior logro mejorar sus ganancias, porque fortaleció el negocio de variedad de artículos, hasta el momento ha permanecido con todo lo necesario para su familia, sus circunstancias familiares están progresando.
Previous Loan DetailsBlanca sells wallets, clothing, and caps. She is a 34-year-old single mother who lives with her three children in a rented house. Blanca conducts her business as a street vendor, which has enabled her to support her children. She started her business six years ago through her own initiative af... More from Blanca Herminia'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
- Dec 7, 2012
- Dec 28, 2012
- Currency Exchange Loss:
- May 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.