Update on Calixtro PedroCalixtro Pedro is married, 42 years old, and studied for the six years of primary school. He has three children, one of whom is in school. He makes a living producing traditional crafts and weaving traditional patterns. He began this work due to his own initiative and has seven years of experience.
He is requesting a loan to buy materials such as different kinds and colors of thread. In the near future he hopes his business will prosper so he can improve his family's lifestyle.
Solicita un préstamo que lo utilizara para la compra de materiales: hilos de diferentes clases y colores, para poder elaborar los cortes tipicos. espera en un futuro ver su negocio prospero para la mejora de su familia.
Previous Loan DetailsCalixtro Pedro is married, 41 years old, and studied for the six years of primary school. He has three children, one of whom is in school. He makes a living producing traditional crafts and weaving traditional patterns. He began this work due to his own initiative and has five years of experience.… More from Calixtro Pedro's previous loan »
About Asociación ASDIRASDIR (Asociación de Desarrollo Integral Rural - Association for the Development of Rural Communities) is a community-based organization that works to promote development in the villages and communities where it serves. It was founded in 1999 in the village of Nimasac, Totonicapán Department, by a handful of local men and women to support community projects and group loans. Today ASDIR has 5 offices across 3 departments (Totonicapán, Sololá and Suchitepéquez) serving more than 6,000 clients, most of them in rural communities.
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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