A loan of $625 helped to buy construction materials like cement, iron, sand, planks of wood, and blocks.


Virginia Alejandra's story

Doña Virginia lives in the Rene Polanco neighbourhood, an area on the periphery of Managua. She has six children and is a single mother. She worked hard to get them ahead and they are now all grown and independent. Virginia now works to maintain her home. She sells clothing and cosmetics and is requesting this loan for home improvements. She now needs to build a room on the back of her home. This will provide a bit of order and shape to her humble home.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Christine Cooper



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