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A loan of $1,500 helps Salah to rebuild his home and pay all of the construction expenses in Palenstine.Salah is a 46-year-old married man from Rafah city. He is a father for two sons and one daughter. Salah works as an employee in the public sector where he gets a low income, which is barely enough to cover all the family’s needs.
During the recent violence in Gaza, Salah’s home has been completely destroyed. He now lives with his family in a rental house.Salah took a USD loan from FATEN which will help him to rebuild his home and pay all of the construction expenses. Visit his fund http://www.kiva.org/lend/858268
Godfrey is a 32-year-old married man with four children. He lives in Fort Portal, Uganda. Godfrey is a builder. He is also a farmer who grows food crops such as bananas, sweet potatoes, and cassava to earn additional income. Godfrey’s greatest business challenge is customers who do not pay him on time. Godfrey is a member of the loan group Rukiidi 111 Tweyimukye.
Godfrey is requesting a loan to pay for timber,labor and other materials to use in his construction contracts. Four extra group members, who have savings and are not borrowing money, appear in this photo. They are guaranteeing their fellow group members. Visit their fund here: http://www.kiva.org/lend/854134
Nim is a 32-year-old married factory worker with two young children in her care. She has worked in the factory since 2007. Her husband is a 32-year-old construction foreman. All of them live in Kampong Chhnang province of Cambodia. Both Nim and her husband can earn around USD 13 each day.
She lacks the finances to buy a motorcycle for commuting to work and family use, therefore she is requesting a loan. With the motorcycle from the loan, her family will be able to have better traveling conditions and reduce traveling expenses. Visit her fund here: http://www.kiva.org/lend/850779
Mrs. Huyen, 49, works in agricultural production and earns a monthly income of approximately VND 700,000. She is married with two children who are still in school. She has been a member of a local Women’s Union since 1986. She is disabled herself so she cannot work hard. Now, her family is in an economic hardship situation, and they cannot afford to have a hygienic toilet.
With this loan, she can purchase sand, cement, and bricks to build a septic tank latrine to improve the family’s living conditions and contribute to the environmental protection. In this photo, Huyen is pictured first from the right. Visit their fund here: http://www.kiva.org/lend/853517
The group called 15 Corazones is a new group, which is working with the poverty elimination questionnaire so that each one can know their life situation and with that can improve bit by bit.
All of the members are putting in their best efforts but who stands out is Blanca, a self-sacrificing woman who each day begins to work from very early in the morning in her store that she was able to open with such effort and sacrifice. Her dream is to be able to continue improving little by little so that in this way she can help her family.
She asks for this loan to be able to purchase vegetables, fruit, meat, canned goods and more and, with that, be able to continue growing, to help her family and to give her customers what they ask for. Visit their fund here: http://www.kiva.org/lend/858541
FTW helped Mahfuza to buy construction supplies to renovate her hous in Tajikstan.
Mahfuza is an honest, capable, hardworking and generous woman. It is her first try to ask for a loan from Kiva lenders.
She does an agriculture business. It is her individual business and additional income for living. She is a teacher in a secondary school. She teaches pupils and helps her community to make better the standard of getting a secondary education. She is a very kind person and hopes all her community children will be educated.
Her husband is an emigrant in Russia. He earns less than before because of the crisis. That is why their only income is being spent for their everyday expenditures.
Year by year, they have had bad conditions for living, and their house needs to be renovated. Mahfuza wants to renovate her house and buy construction materials. Visit her fund here: http://www.kiva.org/lend/855706
He is a young 29-year-old man with two children he is responsible for. He works as a laborer for a state institution. His wife does not have a job position and is a housewife.
He and his family are able to survive with what little he earns, but his dream is to provide a roof over their heads, and that is why he came to Ceprodel to request his third loan to buy wood and metal roofing to improve the roof of the home where he lives with his wife and two children.
He believes this will be of great importance to his family’s progress, allowing him to provide better living conditions for his family.
He is grateful to God for enlightening him. Kiva always continues supporting him and through these two institutions he will be able to achieve all of his dreams. Visit his fund here: http://www.kiva.org/lend/846120