A loan of $600 helped to buy zinc sheets and pay for purlins, and pay for labor.

Maria Teresa's story

María Teresa, an inhabitant of the Villa Reconciliación neighborhood, does what she can to get ahead in life. Today, her children are all independent thanks to her tireless efforts selling atol coffee [coffee infused with spices] in the streets as well as cosmetics which she continues to do. Maria can always count on the support of her husband who is a builder.

Maria is seeking this loan to continue building her home, this time she wants to put the roof in place, therein advancing step by step.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Severine

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