A loan of $625 helped to construct the roof of her home, and purchase metal roofing, beams, nails, blocks, cement, sand and manpower.

Maria De La Concepcion's story

This lady, Maria, is a originally from the town of Telica. She is retired, after 29 years working as a school teacher in Esquipulas and at San Ramón school in the city of León. Maria's household consists of 10 people, including her husband and eight children. The youngest two are studying at university and the rest are working professionals. Her goals were achieved during the time she worked, as described above.

Maria has been a client of this organization since 2003, and the loans she has received have helped to improve living standards and conditions for herself and her family.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Fiona Craig

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