Update on Fidel AntonioFidel is asking for another loan to invest in his new crop, buying supplies such as fertilizer and herbicides in order to once again care for his crops in order for them to be profitable.
He has good experience in his previous loans, and has made wise investments and has been able to improve the quality of life for his family.
El tiene buenas experiencias con los préstamos anteriores, ya que ha realizado buenas inversiones y ha podido mejorar su condición familiar.
Previous Loan DetailsFidel plants pipian [a squash] and corn. He lives with his wife and 2 children. He has worked in agriculture for 10 years and learned the trade at home from his father. This currently serves as his family's livelihood. He asks for a loan to buy compost for his pipian and squash plantations, si... More from Fidel Antonio'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.
About El Salvador
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid
- Repayment Term
- 14 months (Additional Information)
- Repayment Schedule
- Nov 17, 2011
- Dec 8, 2011
- Currency Exchange Loss:
- Jul 15, 2012
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.