A loan of $675 helped build modern bathroom.


Jamileth Del Carmen's story

Dona Jamileth, 48, is married and has three children. The oldest is 29 years old; the middle one, 25 years old; and the youngest is 20 years old. All have their own homes now. Jamileth has worked as a nurse at the medical center for 2 years. Her husband has been a motorcycle mechanic for 25 years. The couple are the center of a close family and they share household expenses. Jamileth is applying for her third loan. She wants to build a modern bathroom to improve their living conditions and to ward off many illnesses. Her dreams are for a better future and that her children have the things that they need.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jere Wiseman



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