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A loan of $700 helped to buy poles and galvanized metal sheets and to pay for the labor in order to repair the roof on her house.

Maria Magdalena's story

María, age 44, lives in her own house with her husband and two minor children. María and her husband do everything possible so that their children have the best living conditions.

She is an enterprising woman, who has been selling sweet breads in an itinerant manner for several years. This business is her main source of income, and it allows her to support her household.

In order to improve their living conditions, she is requesting a loan from FUSAI. She wishes to improve the roof of her house, which has been damaged by time and the rains. She will use the loan to buy poles and galvanized metal sheets and to pay for the labor. She hopes to be able to count on this help as soon as possible. That way she will start with the repairs.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish

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