A loan of $500 helped to purchase wooden beams and shingles to fix his roof and improve his home.

Carlos's story

Carlos, 68, studied until the 7th grade. He is married and his wife is engaged in household chores. They are the parents of 4 children of which 3 work with him. He also lives with his grandchildren.

Carlos earns his living in agriculture and raising livestock which he has done for 40 years. He learned this work from his father. He is also a day laborer who works a half an hour from his home with his son.

This loan will be used to improve his home since the house is in poor condition. He will buy wooden beams and shingles to fix the roof.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Megan Hinrichsen

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