A loan of $700 helped to buy construction materials to make improvements to his house.

Fidel Antonio's story

Fidel is 45 years old and he lives with his lifetime partner and their daughter in a house of their own. He owns a mill that is located in his house, and he has been engaging in this activity for 10 years. He works Mondays t Sundays and he has many customers, particularly women who go to his house to mill the corn they need to prepare tortillas. Thanks to the income he earns he has succeed in providing for his family, as well as succeeding in keeping his mil running. Fidel wants to make improvements to his house but lacks the money he needs to pay for them, as his income is not enough to cover these expenses as well. For this reason he is requesting a loan to buy the materials he needs to have his house built, separating his mill form his house so that his family can enjoy better living conditions.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emanuela Villa

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