Rubens left Xai-Xai to Maputo searching for a better life, and soon got a job at the Mozambique Railway Company, from where he retired. He worked at the Boane train station. He gets a pension of 2.500,00MT. In the top of that, he makes 2.400,00MT per month as a security guard at the district judge's house.
He has never borrowed money before, and this is going to be his first loan in the amount of $450 in order to buy joists and zinc plaques to fix his house's ceilings. He hopes to pay the loan without problems so he can apply for more loans and make and aviary.
Saiu de xai-xai para maputo a procura de melhores condições de vida e conseguiu emprego na empresa de caminhos de ferro de Moçambique, onde é reformado. Estava afecto na estação de comboios de boane na revisão de materiais. Ganha como pensão, 2.500,00MT. Para alem deste valor, recebe mais 2.400,00MT provenientes dos trabalhos que faz na casa da juíza do tribunal distrital de boane como segurança.
Nunca teve empréstimos em bancos e este vai ser o seu primeiro credito no valor de 12.000,00MT para reabilitar a cobertura da sua casa, comprando chapas de zinco e barrotes. Espera reembolsar o credito sem problemas para poder aceder a mais empréstimos com objectivo de fazer um aviário.
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