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Total loan: $800
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Martha Lidia

El Salvador
Gotera, El Salvador / Personal Housing Expenses

A loan of $800 helped to buy 1000 tiles, which will cost $450, wood, beams, “tuza” sticks that cost $175 and labor that costs $175.


Martha Lidia's story

Martha is 33 years old. She has a partner and three children. Her whole life she has been working as a housekeeper. For the past six years she has been employed as domestic worker. Her workplace is ten kilometers from home. She supports her family with the income that she earns. She is an honest and responsible person who is struggling to keep her family together. She is asking for this loan to buy 1000 tiles, which will cost $450, wood, beams, “tuza” sticks that cost $175 and labor that costs $175. This is how Martha can have a proper home for her family. The rainy season is starting and she would like to be prepared with a new roof. In this way she will be less stressed for her family. She hopes to improve the lives of her family. She wants to provide her children with a better education. She wants to do agricultural work, have a proper house and continue to work with the Countryside Foundation.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Esther Levandoski



Loan details

Loan length:

20 months
Repayment schedule: Irregularly
Disbursed date: February 17, 2012

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Loan details

Loan length:

20 months
Repayment schedule: Irregularly
Disbursed date: February 17, 2012