Update on Blanca MargaritaBlanca is requesting a loan again. This time she will buy corn and firewood in order to keep what she needs at home because these are the main materials to make the tortillas.
Blanca feels that these loans have helped her to improve herself with her sales. She has improved her living conditions and those of her family. She says that her business has been developing, and she has more customers.
Ella ha mejorado su condición de vida y la de su familia, comenta que su negocio se ha ido desarrollando y que tiene más clientes.
Previous Loan DetailsBlanca lives with her mother in the family home and works selling tortillas, a job she learned to do because of economic necessity. She sells every day, Monday to Sunday. She needs a loan to buy basic supplies such as corn and firewood. In this way, she will be able to have what she needs to ... More from Blanca Margarita'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
- 8 months (Additional Information)
- Repayment Schedule
- Feb 16, 2012
- Mar 10, 2012
- 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.