A loan of $450 helped to install a laminated roof.

Olga Leticia's story

Olga has been living in Piedras Negras for 30 years. She is hardworking, is married, has one child and is a very responsible mother. Her husband and herself have been taking care of their finances and investing their income : they wish to leave their money to their child so he is provided for in the future. Olga requests Kiva's help to set up a laminated roof panel in front of her house, as she would like her house to be sheltered from the street so that she can feel safer when her son plays outside; in addition, the roof will provide shade on Summer afternoons when her family convenes outside the house; the roof will keep the hot sun at bay and they will be protected from the sun's harmful rays.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Helene Hansen

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