Update on Luis AlbertoLuis Alberto still lives in Challabamba with his family. He still grows potatoes, wheat, barley, corn, and other crops. He has been farming for a number of years and believes things are going well because he works hard.
He continues to be a member of the communal bank “Sol Naciente de Mojopata.” He now needs a loan to buy seed and fertilizer. He is grateful for and values the loan and promises to make his monthly payments on time. The city of Challabamba is in the Challabamba district in Paucartambo province, Cusco, Peru.
Agradece y valora el préstamo y se compromete a cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas mensuales con mucha responsabilidad. (La ciudad de Challabamba está ubicado en distrito de la Challabamba de la provincia de Paucartambo, Cusco, Perú).
Previous Loan DetailsLuis Alberto lives in the city of Challabamba. He is 43 years old, and is in a common-law marriage. He is a farmer who has a number of plots under cultivation where he is growing a variety of products such as potatoes, wheat, barley and corn. He's been a farmer for a number of years, and it is... More from Luis Alberto's previous loan »
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Important InformationAbout Asociación Arariwa
Asociación Arariwa is a large non-governmental organization that started offering microcredit in 1994 to improve the quality of life, skills and equity of the population in the rural Cusco region of Peru. Arariwa serves the southern Andean provinces of Peru, and is distinguished by its efforts to reach the very poor, who often live in isolated rural areas. Arariwa fosters village banking, supports savings accounts, promotes access to education, and empowers women entrepreneurs (who make up 78% of its borrowers).
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
- 6 months (Additional Information)
- Repayment Schedule
- Oct 25, 2013
- Nov 1, 2013
- Currency Exchange Loss:
- Mar 17, 2014
Photo from previous loan
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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.