Update on FiruzFiruz is a businessman living in Istaravshan . Eighteen months ago, he took out a loan to buy wine glasses, cups, and tea services for his business. He is thankful to his Kiva lenders for their support, and is once again asking for a loan. He wants to increase the range of products in his store to attract more customers and thus increase sales. Firuz wants to use the money to buy a variety of dishes and tea services. He values his business since he is able to use the profit he makes to provide for his family. Firuz hopes that you support him this time, and he can expand his business.
Previous Loan DetailsFiruz has been selling household goods and dish sets for ten years. He is 35 years old. He is married. Firuz has a high school education. He is taking out a loan to purchase wine glasses, cup sets and dish sets. More from Firuz's previous loan »
About MLO Humo and PartnersMLO Humo and Partners is a microfinance institution in Tajikistan that aims to support vulnerable and underserved populations living in rural areas through financial and consulting services for small businesses. Kiva loans are used by groups and individual borrowers to start and grow businesses and build brighter futures for themselves, their families and their communities. This is especially important in Tajikistan, the poorest country in Central Asia, where more than two-thirds of the population lives below the poverty line.
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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