A loan of $1,150 helped buy 4 window frames, 60 litres of paint, 3m of stone, various electrical supplies and to pay for a stonemason.


Marta's story

Marta is originally from and still lives in Ponta de Ouro, is single and the mother of two daughters aged 9 and 13. She also lives with her 2 year old niece who is her responsibility. With this loan she plans to buy the following materials: 4 window frames, 60 litres of paint, 3m of stone, various electrical supplies and to pay for a stonemason. Her main challenge is to finish building her house and her dream is to own a restaurant where she can make food and sweets for her customers, in this way revealing her talent for cooking.

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Translated from Portuguese by Kiva volunteer Ines Teles


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