A loan of $1,075 helped to buy tools and wood for his real estate construction business.


Ober's story

Ober is thirty-two and lives with his wife and daughter in a house he owns. For more than five years he has been in the real estate construction business. He works with brick and cement, building walls and doing roofing. Over the years he has managed to gain experience in his industry so now he's got prestige among his clients, which bodes well for him for future jobs.

Nowadays Ober can hire bricklayers, who help him on the job; he supervises and makes sure the projects get done well. This work has allowed him to build up his income quickly and improve his quality of life; he'll keep on working in the field with an eye toward growing the quality of his service and gaining new clients.

This is loan number ten with MFP, and Ober is very glad to know that he has financial support. He also appreciates being part of his village bank because all the members are responsible and tight-knit. In addition, he appreciates everyone who will loan to him it will be such a big help to the progress of his business. He plans to invest his loan in constructions tools and wood to use on the job.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jill Heske


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