A loan of $1,250 helped to purchase cement, iron, cement blocks and gravel.

Amparo Del Carmen's story

Doña Amparo is 45 years old. Her husband works as a security guard. Her children are all adults, from 21 years old and upwards, and independent. Nevertheless, like all good mothers she worries about them and wants them to follow a good path.

Doña Amparo always assist the family with her small business selling clothing and cosmetics. This enables her to pay for household expenses and even help her children when they need it. With this fourth loan, she wants to begin to build a perimeter wall around her dwelling in order to ensure her family’s safety since they live in a dangerous crime area.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Diane Chaney

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