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A loan of $2,075 helped to make improvements to her home.

Rosa Elena's story

Rosa Elena has three children in farming. She works on the land and helps her family with everything that is needed.

Through a lot of effort she has built her house but she has not been able to finish it, so she is asking for a loan of one million thirty-five thousand colones (1,35,000.00) in order to buy supplies and pay for labor. Rosa Elena wants to speed up the construction work as the rainy season is approaching and she needs to finish her home as soon as possible.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Gail LeGrand

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