A loan of $1,000 helped to buy iron sheets, wooden beams and to pay for labour.


Ana Mercedes's story

Ana lives in her own house with her family. She is a very responsible and hard-working woman and has managed to raise her family.

She owns a grocery shop, where she sells bread, soft drinks, oils, vegetables, fruit and sweets, as well as essential products like soap, shampoo and others. Her business is based from her house.

Ana is requesting a loan to buy iron sheets, wooden beams and to pay for labour for the replacement of the roof of her house, since she cannot afford to do it with the income from her shop. This way they can live safely without any danger.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Gabriela Barbosa



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