A loan of $700 helped to buy cement, iron, sand, and cinder blocks.

Leidis Mariela's story

Leidis is a young single woman. She now works for the municipality as an assistant that handles paperwork relating to livestock sales and registry of brands, a job that she hopes will help her get ahead. She aspires to complete her university studies and to improve her living conditions with her family.

She is applying for her third loan, which will be used for improvements to her home. Initially, she will buy building materials and then start construction, so she can have decent housing.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Michelle Eddy

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