Update on Yemfinsi's GroupMr. Yemfinsi is the leader of this group. He supports himself well. He is married and has two children, of whom the elder is 12 years old and the younger is 7. Both children attend school and Mr. Yemfinsi has five people in his care.
Mr. Yemfinsi has sold cereals (maize, pearl millet, beans) for eight years. He gets his supplies at Boromo and Léo. His customers are male and female retailers.
He wants to buy 20 bags of maize and 10 bags of millet.
With his profits, he wants to reinvest in his business. His ambition is to open a large store and stock his cereals, as well as to ensure a better education for his children.
Mr vend des céréales (Maïs, petit mil, haricot) depuis 08ans. Il s’approvisionne à Boromo et Léo. Ses clients sont les hommes et femmes revendeurs.
Il veut s’acheter 20 sacs de maïs et 10 sacs de mil.
Avec ses bénéfices, il veut réinvestir dans son activité. Il ambitionne ouvrir un grand magasin et stocker les céréales et mieux scolariser ses enfants.
Previous Loan DetailsYemfinsi is the representative of the WEND TONGO DE ZONGO group. He is married and the father of two children, ages 7 and 2. One of his children attends school, and Yemfinsi has three people in his care. Yemfinsi has been selling cereals (maize, pearl millet, beans) for the past 8 years. He... More from Yemfinsi's Group's previous loan »
About Micro Start/AFDThis loan is administered by Micro Start/AFD, Kiva’s first Field Partner in Burkina Faso. Micro Start/AFD’s mission is to improve families' living conditions in general, and those of women in particular, by facilitating access to financial and non-financial services.
Micro Start/AFD is a professional microfinance institution offering financial services, advice, and training. One of the organization’s principal aims is to collect obligatory and voluntary savings that foster clients’ financial independence. Micro Start/AFD also focuses on building female entrepreneurs’ skills in management and business administration and improving the living conditions in its clients’ communities. More information can be found on Micro Start’s Kiva Field Partner Page.
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.
This is a Group Loan
In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.
Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid
- Repayment Term
- 8 months (Additional Information)
- Repayment Schedule
- Jun 7, 2013
- Jun 26, 2013
- Currency Exchange Loss:
- Jul 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.