A loan of $1,000 helped cost of construction of a cement top floor in order to add on bedrooms to their home.


Valentin's story

Mr. Valentín M. lives in his own home in the Munaypata zone, an outlying district of the city of La Paz. He lives with his wife and their four children.

Mr. Valentín and his wife work in housing construction as a bricklayer and assistant, respectively. Their incomes support their family.

The loan that he is soliciting is to build a “losa” (which is a cement and sand base that once set becomes a hard floor) in order to later build bedrooms on the top floor of their home. The bedrooms that they currently have do not provide sufficient space for their family.

This is the eighth time they have requested a loan and the socioeconomical analysis qualifies them favorably and they are able to access a loan.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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