Update on Edlin LuceroEdlin, 22, sells catalog perfumes, colognes, and cosmetics and is a marketing representative for beauty products. She visits public and private entities and homes in different neighbors to promote her products.
She will use this loan from the institution to buy wholesale perfumes and colognes that are on promotion so that she will have them in stock to satisfy customer demand. The challenge Edlin faces is servicing her customers efficiently. She will use her earnings to improve her family's circumstances, as her business is the only way she has to support them and get ahead on her own.
Previous Loan DetailsEdlin is 22 years old and is single. She sells different types of clothing on credit, selling her products in her neighborhood. She visits public and private offices, where it is going very well as she has many clients who make orders and she has been doing this activity for 2 years. This is… More from Edlin Lucero's previous loan »
About EmprenderEmprender has been working in Bolivia since 1999. It is dedicated to becoming a key tool in the development of its clients and the improvement of their quality of life. Operating in three of Bolivia’s major cities – La Paz, Cochabamba, and Santa Cruz – Emprender offers both urban and rural clients the opportunity to obtain financial products tailored to fit their needs and businesses. These products include housing loans, salary loans, “opportunity” (short-term) loans, and higher education loans. To better the quality of life for its clients and non-clients through non-financial services, Emprender offers free medical consultations and health classes given by trained doctors.
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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