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A loan of $350 helped to buy sand, cement, concrete blocks and iron rods.

Leoncio De Maria's story

Leoncio, a man alone because his wife emigrated abroad seeking employment, continues with the business of selling costume jewelry that he’s been in for some time. He sells it from place to place and also gets economic support from his wife. This is how he supports his children who are attending school. He’s asking for his 9th loan to invest in his infrastructure, especially to expand the rear of the house to give it a better appearance and to get a bit more space. To do so, he will buy cement, sand, concrete clocks and iron rods. Leoncio has gradually used his little income to improve his home repairing the roof, dividing rooms, plastering walls because his wish is to have prosperity with his family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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