A loan of $500 helped to buy cement, sand, blocks, iron, as well as pay for labor.


Josefa Antonia's story

Josefa is married and her husband is retired. The income they receive helps with the household expenses. Three of their five children are independent and support their parents. The other two are studying.

Doña Josefa was a teacher, but fortunately she was promoted to the position of administrative secretary at the school where she works. She continues to utilize her loans for home improvements. This time she will build a wall around her house. She needs to buy cement, sand, blocks, iron, as well as pay for labor. Josefa continues to make gradual improvements to the living conditions for her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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