A loan of $350 helped to buy gypsum, wood, nails and paint, and to hire workers.

German Antonio's story

Germán works as a security guard for a medical clinic, and he can always count on support from his wife who is a domestic employee. They pool their salaries to cover the household expenses and raise their children who are getting bigger and bigger, needing more and more things. Germán is requesting his ninth loan for housing expenses. This time he wants to put up a new ceiling inside the house to protect it from the heat. He will buy gypsum, wood, nails and paint, and hire workers. So, step by step he is making the home improvements needed for his family to live comfortably.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess

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