A loan of $800 helped to buy construction materials for classrooms he is contracted to build.

Juan Carlos's story

Juan Carlos is single, and he does not have children. He lives in his aunt and uncle’s house, occupying only two small rooms. He lives in the El Tejer area in the city of La Paz.

He currently gets income working as an architect for over eight hours a day. He does all types of contract jobs in the area of construction.

That is why he is requesting the loan. He needs to buy construction materials for classrooms. He will buy materials like cement, sand, bricks, and stucco, etc. They pay him when the job is finished. With the money they pay him he needs to cover food expenses, basic services, and medical expenses. He does not have medical insurance.

Juan Carlos’s dream is to improve his income and to be able to become independent. This way he will improve his quality of life.

This is the second time he has worked with IMPRO and the first time with Kiva.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish

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