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A loan of $1,200 helped to repair her home.


Sofia's story

Sofia lives in her own home. It is a brick home made of quality materials with a cement floor and is located in the Llojeta zone of the city of La Paz. She is a housewife and her husband works as a driver. Sofia needs a loan for the purchase of construction materials. She will purchase cement, stucco and other items. This will improve her quality of life.
Sofia's dream is to finish building her home.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Christine Cooper



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