A loan of $375 helped to purchase cement, cement blocks, sand, iron, and to pay for labor.


Esperanza's story

Esperanza is married, all of her children are adults and living on their own but still help her out. She makes a living as a seamstress and has done so for several years. To further help out she sells ice, ice cream, and homemade beans to help cover basic expenses and food. Her endeavors are also used to help pay for the loans obtained for home improvements. The loan currently solicited is to build a porch and make improvements to a bedroom. She needs to purchase cement, cement blocks, sand, iron, and to pay for the labor.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Gustavo Gutierrez



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