Update on JuanaJuana is 57 years old. She has a stand where she sells fruit and vegetables, as well as milk, drinks, plastic toys, candy, French fries and fried corn, among other items. Juana always tries to have her business stocked even it is only with a few items but of various products. She lives with her two grandchildren and her life partner. Together they support their two small grandchildren. Juana's business is located on a main street, which is very positive for her and it is in view of everyone who passes through the area. Juana is requesting a loan from INTEGRAL to invest in purchasing more products in order to increase her earnings. This will allow her to serve more customers, which she hopes will allow her to continue providing all the necessities for her grandchildren.
Previous Loan DetailsJuana is fifty-eight years old and lives with her life partner and grandchildren in their house. She sells fruits and vegetables, such as tomatoes, onions, peppers, pineapple, and papaya among others. She has been in this business for many years and has a large customer base due to her sale of fr... More from Juana's previous loan »
About Apoyo IntegralApoyo Integral (Apoyo) is a nonprofit organization offering financial products that enable clients to increase their working capital, purchase fixed assets, buy and remodel homes, expand agricultural business and more. The organization’s target group is businessmen and women who have already established their businesses but need financial support to strengthen or expand them.
Like Kiva, Apoyo is committed to empowering women involved in business activities in rural areas. Kiva lenders’ funds will be used to expand these services to an even greater number of poor clients in rural areas.
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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