Update on Gloria LosteniaGloria needs to get another loan because she needs more working capital to continue in her business making and selling tortillas. This investment will help her buy corn and metal sheeting to build space to improve the business. Her previous loan helped her to improve her income and she’s increased her clientele too. Her economic conditions and family circumstances have optimized.
El crédito anterior le ayudo mejorar sus ingresos y con ello ha logrado incrementar la clientela. Las condiciones económicas y las circunstancias familiares se han optimizado.
Previous Loan DetailsGloria earns her living selling tortillas and tamales. She and her husband have been married for one year and do not have any children yet. Gloria sells tortillas seven days a week, and also makes tamales on Tuesdays and Fridays. Her husband is a bricklayer. Gloria is seeking a loan to buy corn… More from Gloria Lostenia's previous loan »
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
- 12 months (Additional Information)
- Repayment Schedule
- Sep 9, 2013
- Sep 17, 2013
- Currency Exchange Loss:
- Aug 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.