Update on Paul AgustoPaul, 29, was born in the city of Gamitana and still lives there. He continues selling farm products that he grows on his cropland, such as cassava, corn, rice and other products. He also buys and sells wood. He has been in business for several years and it is going well for him because of the hard work he puts into it. On this occasion, Paul is requesting a loan to buy seeds and fertilizers.
He is a member of the communal bank "Nuevo Amanecer de Gamitana" which belongs to the Arariwa Association in the Peruvian forest.
Paul en esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para comprar semillas y fertilizantes.
Paul es integrante del banco comunal de “Nuevo Amanecer de Gamitana” de la Asociación Arariwa en la selva del Perú.
Previous Loan DetailsPaul is 27 years old and single. He was born in the city of Gamitana and still lives there. Paul sells different farm-raised products such as cassava, corn, rice, and other products. He also buys and sells wood. Paul has been in this business for many years and has done very well thanks to the… More from Paul Agusto's previous loan »
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Important InformationAbout Asociación Arariwa
Asociación Arariwa is a large non-governmental organization that started offering microcredit in 1994 to improve the quality of life, skills and equity of the population in the rural Cusco region of Peru. Arariwa serves the southern Andean provinces of Peru, and is distinguished by its efforts to reach the very poor, who often live in isolated rural areas. Arariwa fosters village banking, supports savings accounts, promotes access to education, and empowers women entrepreneurs (who make up 78% of its borrowers).
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
- 8 months (Additional Information)
- Repayment Schedule
- May 27, 2013
- Jun 10, 2013
- Currency Exchange Loss:
- Dec 17, 2013
Photo from previous loan
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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.