Update on KomlanKomlan is a 29-year-old man. He is unmarried and has been working as a retailer of hardware items since 2011. He sells his merchandise in a store and gets his supplies in Lomé. Komlan has requested his second WAGES loan to purchase some paints and some wire mesh or gratings. He wants to reinvest in his business while becoming a wholesaler, and he wants to begin a life in marriage later on.
Previous Loan DetailsKomlan is 28 years old and single. He has been reselling hardware goods since 2010. He stocks up in Lomé and sells in a shop. Komlan has requested his first loan from WAGES in order to buy paints and metal fences. He wants to reinvest in his activity in order to better prepare for married life.... More from Komlan's previous loan »
About Women and Associations for Gain both Economic and SocialThis loan is administered by Women and Associations for Gain both Economic and Social (WAGES), Togo’s second-largest microfinance institution. Along with a wide range of savings and loan products, WAGES offers its clients training programs in basic literacy, health care (HIV/AIDS and malaria), and business-related subjects (business management, marketing, accounting). You can show your support for WAGES by joining its lending team!
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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