A loan of $1,200 helped to change ceiling of his home since it is currently made of bamboo leaves and bamboo (esteras y caña).


Cesar Jampier's story

Cesar is a young man of 18 years of age, which has a jovial character despite the adversities. The dwelling where Cesar inhabit is located in the town of Quilmaná, located to the South of the capital of the country, which is characterized by a warm climate and its agriculture, especially by its corn, beans, among others. Due to lack of economic resources, he could only study up to the third grade of secondary, but he would have liked to have a college degree. Every day Cesar works in a company as an employee, he works about 9 hours a day. With the fruits of his labor can help his parents with the home expenses. He believes he is doing well in his work because it is honest and responsible. Cesar is very grateful with the Kiva borrowers since thanks to their help he will improve his home, especially the ceiling of his home since it is currently made of bamboo leaves and bamboo. With this improvement, he will have a better quality of life and will be able to continue fighting to realize his biggest dream; "Having his own home and to study a university career".

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alberto Jaramillo



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