Hurricanes and tropical storms are very common in the Dominican Republic and houses made of wood are swept away every time. With a house made out of cement, Juan and his family can weather the storm safely. Funding this loan will allow Juan and his family to be safe and secure in their home.
*Juan was not available for the photo,so his wife Alexandra is pictured above.
About Housing Loans
Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.
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