A loan of $625 helped to purchase cement and sand and pay for labour.

Oneyda María's story

El Jicaral is a beautiful municipality located in the department of Leon, 96km away from the city. Many enterprising people live there, including young Oneyda Maria.

Oneyda Maria is a 35-year-old young woman who fights for her family. She has four children in her care and works as a primary school teacher. Her husband makes a living from agriculture. With the little that she earns by her own efforts she helps with the daily support of her home.

She has been presented with an opportunity to improve the house she lives in. This would be of great importance in order to live in better conditions with her family. For this reason she is requesting a loan through Kiva and CEPRODEL for the purchase of cement and sand, and to pay for labour, in order to improve her home.

She is grateful to Kiva and CEPRODEL for the help they have given her through these small loans, for their constant thoughts for poor people, and for giving her the opportunity to live in better conditions with her family.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Eloise Minogue

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