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Artimiza is 39 years old and single. She has five children who study.
She's a merchant. With the amount of the loan she'll purchase cement and iron so she can start building her house, because right now she lives in a house made of substandard materials.
She dreams of finishing the house, furnishing it and acquiring a vehicle for carrying her merchandise and for renting out.
She states that she'll repay the loan in a timely fashion so she can apply for other loans and therefore achieve her plans for the future.
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Artimiza tem 39 anos de idade, é solteira e mãe de 5 filhos que estudam.
É comerciante e com o valor do empréstimo irá comprar cimento e ferro, para dar início à construção de sua casa pois agora vive numa feita de material precário.
Sonha terminar a obra, mobilar e comprar uma viatura para usar como transporte de sua mercadoria e para alugar.
Diz que irá pagar pontualmente de modo a solicitar outros créditos e assim realizar seu plano para o futuro.

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About Mozambique

  • $1,200
    Average annual income
  • 25
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    Mozambique Loans Fundraising
  • $2,913,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 29.8
    Mozambique Meticais (MZN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Artimiza to purchase cement and iron so she can start building her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 24, 2013
Aug 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014