A loan of $425 helped to buy tiles, tile adhesive, paint and a door.


Maria Esmeralda's story

Maria Esmeralda is single and has been making a living in clothing sales for approximately 22 years. Her children are already independent and she receives financial support from them. She is requesting her eighth loan for infrastructure. This time she will buy materials to refurbish a room by laying tiles and painting the walls, to rent it out. With the loan she will buy the aforementioned, as well as a door. This way she will earn more income to add to her savings, since everything is more expensive nowadays.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Gabriela Barbosa



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