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A loan of $500 helped to build a bathroom and install secure doors and windows.

Silvia Cecilia's story

Silvia, 24, is a single mother and lives with her young son in a house that she owns. She works as a cleaner and makes enough to keep food on the table. She has made a few improvements to her small house and now wants to install doors and windows for it. She also wants to build a bathroom because she doesn't have one now. She is applying to FUSAI for a loan that she will use to buy steel doors and windows--an investment that will make her house more secure--and build a bathroom. She is counting on your help because she lacks the resources to fund the work herself.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jere Wiseman

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