A loan of $800 helped to buy construction materials and pay for labor..


Mercedes Del Rosario's story

Doña Mercedes is 58 years old. She lives in her own home with her daughter and three grandchildren. Mercedes has been selling clothes for more than four years and her business is located in her home. She is a humble and responsible person with good morals. In addition, she is very friendly with her customers. Her monthly sales are very good. Thanks to her efforts, she has been able to cover some of her family’s expenses.

Doña Mercedes is requesting a home improvement loan so that she can finish the construction of a wall and replace the roof. By requesting this loan, she will be able to buy bricks, cement, sand, iron, and roofing sheets. She will also pay for labor. This will allow her and her family to live better and more securely.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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