Kamil is photographed next to his house. Kamil is requesting a USD 2,000 loan from FATEN to help him cover the cost of completing the house, such as installing tiles, windows, and doors. This will improve the house's conditions to live in it soon and ensure him better living conditions, so he can enjoy living in his house.
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About Housing Loans
Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.
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