A loan of $550 helped to purchase construction materials.


Mariano Rosario's story

Mr. Mariano is a member of the communal bank "San Jose". He lives in the Santa Ana sector. This is known to be a cold climate sector and it is known for the beautiful scenery of natural beauty and from the downtown of the sector a large part of the city of Cuenca can be admired. The population is very hard working and they maintain their culture and their traditions. Mariano is 31 years old and he is married common-law. He has a 10-year old son and he attends primary school in his community. His wife is employed and with their combined work they have built a house of their own. Mariano works in the construction field and thanks to his experience he is now a master builder. He has been working in this field since he was 15 years old. He is on his second loan through is communal bank. He was initially invited to join by his mother-in-law. The funds from his loan will be invested in the purchase of construction materials to carry out some necessary home improvements. His goal is to purchase a vehicle.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer


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