A loan of $650 helped to buy bricks, cement, sand, and iron.


Jose Encarnacion's story

José is married and has two children, aged 14 and 23 years old each, with his wife. José works as an industrial mechanic in a duty-free part of the country. This allows him to earn a fixed monthly income so as to provide his family with basic necessities such as food. Now José wants to provide his family with a better home and so he is applying for a loan in order to finish the porch walls in his house. He will then be able to give his family more comfort and more security.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Iain Gaw



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