Update on AlexanderAlexander is applying for a new loan because he needs more working capital to continue investing in his growing of basic staples. This will allow him to buy manure, herbicides, insecticides, pesticides and corn seed. The previous loan helped him to increase his income, and with this he bought a dairy cow.
His family group remains the same and are in very good health. Their financial situation and family circumstances have improved.
El crédito anterior le ayudo a aumentar los ingresos y ello adquirió una vaca lechera; se mantiene el mismo grupo familiar y se encuentran muy bien de salud, las condiciones económicas y las circunstancias familiares han mejorado.
Previous Loan DetailsAlexander works growing basic grains and raising cattle. He lives with his wife and they have a one-and-a-half-year-old son. He does the agricultural work in order to have a source of employment and income for his family. He’s been working for himself for three years having learned from his fa... More from Alexander's previous loan »
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.
About El Salvador
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid
- Repayment Term
- 14 months (Additional Information)
- Repayment Schedule
- Apr 27, 2013
- May 19, 2013
- Currency Exchange Loss:
- Mar 17, 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.