Since he was very young he has worked in construction, his main economic activity. He has always been responsible. When he was 12 years old he worked as a sailor on a boat where he developed his skill as a fisherman, and as time went buy he learned to be a driller, and so, Jorge learned how to do a thousand trades.
The work that he likes most is the work of drilling. There are days when there is not much construction work, and then he takes advantage of being able to help some neighbors who know of his abilities. Apart from that, he works on most of the houses in his neighborhood, also working for the Peruvian government, with bids in which he has to invest a great deal of money. “My method is: at all cost, that is to say, finish the construction of the housing businesses or recreational centers, etc. Then, when they are ready, the collected payment covers everything.”
Now he wants to compensate for all the time he lost while educating his children, as he was always working and didn’t have time for other very important activities. This is his first loan through MFP, and he feels happy, because with the money he can improve his business and therefore his quality of life. Also, he likes belonging to his association, because the members are united and hardworking people.
Jorge, upon receiving your help, will invest the requested money in the purchase of doors, windows and electricity for his home.
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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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