At this time, he is requesting the support of this institution so he can install drainage piping in his home, so that they can have their own bathroom as there currently isn't one. With a bathroom in their home, his family will have better hygiene and will be more comfortable. He would like to have the support of Kiva.
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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