Doña Carmen is 53 years old. She lives with her husband and has conceived 6 children who are 33, 32, 30, 24, 12 and 10 years old. Her eldest four children work and help her financially, her youngest but one child is studying in junior college and her youngest child is in a small school in the city. Her husband works in construction. They don't have their own home, so they live in a house where he is working.
Señora Carmen works tending a farm, an activity she has been performing for 10 years. She also works raising cattle. This is her second loan made through the community bank and she will invest it in the purchase of building materials so that they can start building their home. Her goal is to finish her house.
Doña Carmen tiene 53 años, vive en unión libre y ha concebido 6 hijos de 33, 32, 30, 24, 12 y 10 años de edad, sus cuatro primeros hijos trabajan y le ayudan económicamente, su penúltimo hijo estudia en el colegio y su ultimo hijo esta en una escuelita de la ciudad. Su esposo labora como albañil, no tiene casa propia ya que vive en una casa de donde trabaja.
La Señora Carmen labora cuidando una hacienda, esta actividad la desempeña hace 10 años. También se dedica a la cría de ganado.
Se encuentra en su segundo crédito que realiza en el banco comunal y lo va a invertir en la compra de materiales de construcción ya que va a comenzar a constrir su casa.
Su meta es terminar su casa.
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