La Florida Group
Update on La Florida GroupThe group “La Florida” is made up of 7 enterprising women that are in their 7th loan cycle, the majority of them being residents of the area. Augusta is one of the members. She is married with 2 independent children. At her 55 years of age Augusta feels happy as she has managed to improve her home and maintain her business. Currently she works selling clothing items which she does in a market. The business has generated income for her household. Her latest loan will go to the purchase of jackets and sweaters. Her greatest desire is to purchase her own stand as she currently rents one. The group “La Florida” is grateful for the loan provided as it makes their progress possible. Augusta is the first on the right side in the back row and is wearing a white shirt and blue jacket.
Previous Loan DetailsThe "La Florida" group is made up of 5 entrepreneurial women in different lines of work. They are in their sixth loan cycle. Aurea is the group secretary. She is 62 years old and for 21 years she has rented rooms. She will use the loan that she was given to change the doors on the rooms she rents… More from La Florida Group'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.
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.
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