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A loan of $475 helped building materials.

Sheila Estela's story

Sheila Estela is 29 years old and a single mother who works as a housekeeper. She is independent and lives with her nine year old daughter in the Laureles North neighborhood, a high risk neighborhood because of the crime and because the living conditions there are not the best for its residents. One of her greatest needs is to build the porch in front of her home and to repair a wall that will provide better security for her and her daughter. She is asking for this loan in order to buy the necessary building materials. Her primary reason is because the rainy season is approaching and the water leaks into her home; the secondary reason is for increased security.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Hugo Reyes

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