A loan of $575 helped to improve the roof of his home, which was damaged by rain.

Martin's story

Martín is a 51 year old man living with his wife and son who is in his care. His house is located in Pachas hamlet in Chulucanas District. He lives in the rural part of said district but does have electricity.

Martín’s activity is raising small farm animals or small livestock (goats and pigs) which when they reach ideal size and weight are sold in the local market. He’s also employed by a firm and earns a salary paid to him every 15 days.

The 1500 new sol loan will be used for home improvements, especially for the roof which has been damaged and he wants to repair and remodel it.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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