Update on BeatriceBeatrice is a second-hand clothing dealer in Mshomoroni, Mombasa. She is a married mother of three, whose husband earns additional income. Her husband is an electrician in Mombasa. She has been in her business for seven years and she has done very well.
This is Beatrice's third loan with Kenya Agency for Development of Enterprise and Technology (KADET). Her previous loans have been successfully paid and she will use this loan to purchase more bales of second-hand clothes to sell. The anticipated profit will be used to further expand her business.
She hopes to open more stores and to be fully self-employed.
Previous Loan DetailsBeatrice is 33 years old and a secondhand clothing dealer in Mishomuhoroni, Mombasa. She is a married mother of two whose husband makes additional income. She has been in this business for the last seven years and she has done great. This is her second loan with KADET LTD. Her previous loan wa... More from Beatrice'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.
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid
- Repayment Term
- 11 months (Additional Information)
- Repayment Schedule
- Aug 29, 2013
- Sep 17, 2013
- Currency Exchange Loss:
- Jun 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.