Update on NelsonNelson used the previous loan to buy general merchandise, such as cooking oil, washing detergents, and sugar to sell. In addition to retail, he has embarked on tea farming to sustain his family. Much as he needs a loan to buy inputs for his tea plantation, he also needs a loan to hire a block of tea to enable him to increase output, leading to increased income and profits as well. He dreams of having a large established tea plantation to become one of the major tea suppliers despite the challenge of the ever-changing weather.
Previous Loan DetailsNelson is a hard-working man with sx children living in Fort Portal, Uganda. He operates a retail shop and also grows tea in order to support his family. Unpredictable weather changes and price fluctuations are his major challenges, while his dream is to own a wholesale shop. Nelson is re... More from Nelson's previous loan »
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Important InformationThis loan provides farmers and low-income entrepreneurs from underserved rural areas with access to financial services. By supporting this loan, you allow more farmers and rural entrepreneurs to access capital.
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
- 10 months (Additional Information)
- Repayment Schedule
- Jun 19, 2014
- Jul 4, 2014
- Currency Exchange Loss:
- Mar 17, 2015
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.