A loan of $1,500 helped to build a house.

Luis's story

Luis is single, 31 years old, only male child and lives with his beloved mother Florentina in the rural community of Pie de Gallo-Candelaria north of Colomi. He works in agriculture and gets his income for the year from the sale of potato, bean and root vegetables, this is how mother and son support each other financially, he has cattle head; 5 to fatten, 1 for dairy and 1 bull. The reason this young man needs money is to build his own house because the current house belongs to his mother and is in bad condition. Luis needs the loan to build a house and this way live more comfortably with his mother and he will continue to work so that his mother is in good health.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sofia Burt

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