A loan of $1,000 helped to buy roofing supplies.


Yovanny Ernesto's story

Yovany, 38, has been working making and ice-cream for 20 years. He sells it from place to place in various neighborhoods near his place of residence. He has many customers and with profits earned from his work he’s able to cover some of his household expenses. He lives in a house of his own with his wife and two children. Yovany’s asking for a loan to buy roofing purlins, fiber roofing sheets and to pay labor costs to install a room on his house since he currently just has a big shed made of sheeting and when it rains it doesn’t shelter them very well. In this way he will be able to give his family amore secure home.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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