Update on Franklin ErnestoFranklin needs to take out a new loan because he needs more working capital to continue growing staple grains. This will allow him to buy fertilizer, herbicide, pesticide, and insecticide, among other items.
The previous loan helped him to increase production, and he used his income for household expenses. His family's economic conditions and circumstances have improved, and there is a new member of the family.
El crédito anterior le ayudo a aumentar la producción y sus ingresos los invierte para los gastos del hogar; las condiciones económicas y las circunstancias familiares han mejorado, aumento un miembro en la familia.
Previous Loan DetailsFranklin, 21, lives with his wife and nine-month-old son. He works in agriculture to support his home. He learned the occupation from his uncle and he’s been growing his own crops for two years now. He requests the loan to buy four sacks of manure and also to pay labor costs. With it, he’ll b... More from Franklin Ernesto'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
- May 23, 2013
- May 31, 2013
- Currency Exchange Loss:
- Mar 17, 2014
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.