A loan of $600 helped to purchase rocks, fine and coarse sand, iron rods and metal sheets so he can start building his house.


José's story

José is married and has three children, oly two of whom attend school. He lives in a house that he owns. Aside from his family he also supports his mother who lives with him. He's a law enforcement officer under an open-ended contract. With the current loan for 17,000mt he intends to purchase rocks, fine and coarse sand, iron rods and metal sheets so he can start building his house. His dreams are to open a hair salon and a small grocery store, own a decent home and further his education level. His main challenge is moving forward with his studies.

Translated from Portuguese by Kiva volunteer Renata Wolff


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