Total loan: $1,525

Melisa Noemi

San Francisco, Municipalidad Metropolitana de Lima, Peru / Housing

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A loan helped to purchase cement and pay for labor in order to install a roof on her house.

Melisa Noemi's story

Melisa is 25 years old and has two children, ages 11 and 7. Despite becoming a mother at a young age, she has been able to move forward with her children and her husband. She has worked in agriculture for 12 years by cultivating cacao and coffee. In addition, she and her husband work as day laborers by helping to clear and plant the land on other farms.

Melisa is requesting a loan for home improvements. She will have a roof installed, which will improve her quality of life. Melisa has to buy cement and pay a master builder to install the roof on her house.

One of her dreams is to have a diversified parcel of land where she grows several crops to generate more income. She considers herself to be a cheerful and hardworking person.