Update on Santos SalvadorSantos is requesting a loan so he can continue to invest in his business, as these loans have been a strong source of income. They have enabled him to buy manure and prepare the earth. The loan he received previously helped him increase his supplies and obtain more income, which helped him optimize his business and offer a better quality of life to his family. As a result, his family life has improved, as has his economic situation.
El crédito anterior le ayudo a incrementar sus inventarios y obtener mayores ingresos; este le ayudo a optimizar el negocio, ofreció una mejor calidad de vida a su familia, ya que las circunstancias familiares han mejorado y también las condiciones económicas.
Previous Loan DetailsSantos is 45 years old, married, and has two children who are currently in school. He is a farmer who grows basic grains and also raises cattle. He learned this business from his parents and has been working in it for more than 20 years. Santos is requesting a loan to buy seeds and fertili... More from Santos Salvador'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
- Apr 18, 2013
- Apr 29, 2013
- Currency Exchange Loss:
- Nov 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.