Update on Juan AntonioJuan is applying for a seasonal loan to stock his business and service the students who come after school. He will buy snacks, sodas, juices, and other items his customers want. With the previous loan, he was able to increase his sales and income and bought a vehicle so that he could offer merchandise as a street vendor. He expects that this will improve his family's financial situation.
Con el préstamo anterior logro mejorar los ingresos de sus ventas, ha adquirido un vehículo para vender de forma ambulante, con esto espera ir posicionándose económicamente con su familia.
Previous Loan DetailsJuan runs a grocery store where he sells home products. He lives with his wife and they have two children. He started the business on his own initiative. His advantage is location for he has high demand. He’s asking for a loan to improve the business by having more products available like be... More from Juan 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.
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid
- Repayment Term
- 14 months (Additional Information)
- Repayment Schedule
- Oct 26, 2012
- Nov 21, 2012
- Currency Exchange Loss:
- May 17, 2013
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.