A loan of $350 helped to purchase construction materials (cement, cinder blocks, and sand) and to pay for labor to continue the construction on his house.


Paulo's story

Paulo, 56 years old, is married and has nine children: two adults, six children in elementary and secondary school, and one child who is not yet of school age. He is an agricultural worker at a banana company. He will use this loan to purchase construction materials (cement, cinder blocks, and sand) and to pay for labor to continue the construction on his house.

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Translated from Portuguese by Kiva volunteer Andrea Rosenberg


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