Update on Jose AlfredoJosé decided to seek a new loan because he needs to rent two manzanas (about 3.5 acres) of land to be able to farm in the next year. With this, he will be certain to continue to do agricultural work.
He feels that working with loans has permitted him to have a greater capacity for growing crops. The production has been abundant. Everyone in his family is well. His economic capacity has increased to cover the necessities of his household.
Él considera que trabajar con préstamos le ha permitido, tener más capacidad para realizar los cultivos, la producción ha sido abundante, en su familia todos se encuentran bien, su capacidad económica ha aumentado para cubrir lo necesario en el hogar.
Previous Loan DetailsJosé is a farmer growing corn. He lives in his own house with his wife and their three children, who help José in planting corn and beans. He has been working since he was a young boy with his father who taught him the entire process. He has 10 years of experience. He is requesting a loan to buy... More from Jose Alfredo'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
- 8 months (Additional Information)
- Repayment Schedule
- At end of term
- Dec 12, 2012
- Dec 29, 2012
- Currency Exchange Loss:
- Jul 18, 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.