A loan of $650 helped to buy construction materials to put in potable water and a roof on the kitchen.

Ana Pastora's story

Ana is single and an enterprising merchant in her business. She sells varied merchandise, such as jewelry and more. Her older children help her with the household expenses. With the previous loan, she repaired a part of the roof. This was of great benefit since the rain won't come through in the rainy season. Her plans are to finish building her house, With this loan cycle, she will buy materials for potable and waste water. She will also change the roof on her kitchen. To finish this new project, she needs to buy the following materials: cement, pvc tubes, sand, iron, sheet metal screws, angular sheet metal, and glue, among other materials. With these improvement, she will able to avoid illnesses and have better sanitation. She is thankful to the micro-financer for the continuing support to improve her home.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue

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