A loan of $350 helped to purchase construction supplies (bricks, cement, windows and metal sheets) and to pay for labor and transportation so he can continue building his house.


Joao Baptista's story

Joao is 55 years old and married. He has five children, two of whom are independent, two attend primary and high school and one lives with his uncle. He's a farm worker for a banana company.
The current loan will be used to purchase construction supplies (bricks, cement, windows and metal sheets) and to pay for labor and transportation so he can continue building his house.

Translated from Portuguese by Kiva volunteer Renata Wolff


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