Update on Juan FidelJuan Fidel, 42, is married and has five children, four of which are currently studying. He was unable to further his education and works as a tailor and mason. He began his business as a tailor's assistant and now has 7 years' experience. He also has the support of his wife, who works as a weaver.
He is requesting a loan to cover personal expenses, specifically to buy household appliances. He is going to buy a stove and gas canister for his kitchen. He hopes to improve his family's living conditions with the loan.
Solicita un prestamo que le servira para cubrir gastos personales que necesita realizar, especificamente para comprar eletrodomesticos, va a comprar una estufa y un cilindro de gas para su cocina, espera con esto mejorar la condicion de vida de su familia.
Previous Loan DetailsJuan Fidal is married, 41 years old and has a primary school education. He has four children, three of whom are in school. He works as a mason and a tailor. He began working as a tailor thanks to the support of his family. He has six years of experience. He is asking for this loan in order to in... More from Juan Fidel'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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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid
- Repayment Term
- 20 months (Additional Information)
- Repayment Schedule
- Feb 10, 2013
- Mar 18, 2013
- Currency Exchange Loss:
- Oct 1, 2014
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.