Update on BenedictBenedict is still running his businesses which are doing very well. He now earns a monthly income of KES. 25,000 which he uses to support his family.
He is applying for a third business loan. He intends to use the loan to purchase a motorcycle to start a motorcycle transport business.
Previous Loan DetailsBenedict is 25 years old; he is married to Esther who is employed. They are blessed with one child aged two years old. Benedict has been running a barber shop, a salon, and a cyber café in one room for the past two years with the monthly income of KES 10,000 which he uses to support his family.… More from Benedict'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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