A loan of $600 helped to buy cement, iron, cinder blocks, sand and gravel.


Celia Pastora's story

Celia is an enterprising mother. She lives in a district on the outskirts of Managua and has a small grocery store in her home. With the income from her sales she has enough to cover the cost of food and her adolescent son's studies.

She is asking for a loan to build a room in her house for her young son, which will enable the family to improve their living conditions.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Judith McInally



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