Update on Catalina RosaDoña Catalina, age 63, lives in her own home with her son and granddaughter. She sells fruits and vegetables in the market located near her home. She has a large clientele because of her kindness and good prices. With her income from her work she is able to cover some household costs. Catalina is requesting a loan for the purchase of more merchandise: tomato, potato, onion, chilli, mango, jocote, etc. This way she will have more variety and be able to provide better customer service. This will allow her to obtain a greater income and provide her family with a better quality of life.
Previous Loan DetailsCatalina, 63, lives in her own house with her son and a little granddaughter. She shares household expenses with her son which is a great help for Catalina. She works selling fruit and vegetables in the municipal market; she’s been in business 10 years which has led to her being very well-known… More from Catalina Rosa's previous loan »
About Apoyo IntegralApoyo Integral (Apoyo) is a nonprofit organization offering financial products that enable clients to increase their working capital, purchase fixed assets, buy and remodel homes, expand agricultural business and more. The organization’s target group is businessmen and women who have already established their businesses but need financial support to strengthen or expand them.
Like Kiva, Apoyo is committed to empowering women involved in business activities in rural areas. Kiva lenders’ funds will be used to expand these services to an even greater number of poor clients in rural areas.
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
- 15 months (Additional Information)
- Repayment Schedule
- Aug 28, 2013
- Sep 11, 2013
- Currency Exchange Loss:
- Oct 19, 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.