A loan of $800 helped purchase of cement, bricks, sand and flooring.


Maria Otilia's story

Maria S. is 66 years old and is a widow. She lives in the Flor del Campo neighborhood of Tegucigalpa. Maria works washing clothing and supports herself with this work, which she does 3 days a week. She also receives a small pension from the Honduran Social Security Institute because of her husband's death. Maria will use this loan to make improvements to her home. She is a responsible and outgoing person and is well liked by her neighbors. She says that she feels happy and is building her house bit by bit in order to have everything as she wants it.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catherine Fountain



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