A loan of $675 helped to buy cement and sand and to pay bricklayers for their labor.


Arlindo's story

Arlindo, 45 years old, is married and has four children, the two eldest of whom are in school. He lives in his own home and also supports two nephews who live with him.
He will use this loan to buy cement and sand and to pay bricklayers for their labor.
He says that in the future he hopes to build a house with three rooms to rent out to bolster his family's income.
He also says that in addition to being a librarian, he also regularly works as a freelance electrician. He will request more loans in the future to carry out his plans.

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Translated from Portuguese by Kiva volunteer Andrea Rosenberg


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