Update on JosephJoseph is still running his two businesses: shopkeeper and motorcycle transport. He is thankful to KADET and KIVA for lending him money to boost his businesses.
He is applying for another loan to buy another motorcycle so that he can meet the demand of his increasing customers. He hopes to buy many motorcycles in order to create employment for the many jobless youths in his area.
Previous Loan DetailsJoseph is forty-two years old. A business man, he is married to Lillian who is a business lady. They are blessed with three children. He has been running a retail shop as a primary business and operating motorcycle transport as a secondary business for the past ten years with a monthly income of... More from Joseph's previous loan »
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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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