A loan of $1,050 helped to buy a plot of land.

Mariano's story

Matagalpa, the Pearl of the North, is a beautiful city with great importance for its level of coffee production. Mariano is a native of this city. He is 55 years old and is responsible for three children, only one of which is in school, the others are not.

Mariano, despite his age, is a person with a great spirit of improvement and much responsibility. He currently serves as a plumber for a drinking water service company and has for 20 years, demonstrating his honesty and love of the job.

Mariano's family has grown and now he not only plays the role of father, but also grandfather. With this loan he will buy a plot of land to support a daughter since she is a single mother.

He has shown he feels happy and motivated since he hopes to make one of his daughter's dreams possible, to obtain a plot and begin building her home.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer SUZANNE FORD

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