A loan of $850 helped to buy sand, cement, rebar, and cinder blocks to finish construction on her house.


Cristina's story

Cristina, 37 years old, is married and has two school-aged children. She has been an administrative assistant for more than five years. Her husband has been a driver for four years, and they have the same work schedule: from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. They also support a niece who lives with them.
This loan will used to buy sand, cement, rebar, and cinder blocks to finish her house.
Cristina hopes to continue her studying, completing secondary school and later entering university. Her main challenges are to finish her house so she can offer her family greater comfort and to accompany her two children in their studies.

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Translated from Portuguese by Kiva volunteer Andrea Rosenberg


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