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A loan of $425 helped to buy zinc layers and assembly pieces, and to pay wages.

Freddy Guillermo's story

Freddy is a 27-year old young man who lives with his small family: his wife and 3-month old son. He works as an electronic technician and wants to use part of what he earns to change his house ceiling. However, he needs a loan and to pay back in small installments. He will use the requested loan to buy zinc layers ans assembly pieces, and to pay wages.

His goal with this first loan is to prevent the water to filter into the house in the winter. He would still have other pending improvements, such as repairing the walls, that he'll be doing little by little.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Esther Alcaina

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