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Total loan: $975


Boane, Maputo, Maputo, Mozambique / Housing

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A loan helped to buy construction materials.

Basilio's story

Basilio is 58 years old. He is an administrative technician. He is married and is the father of 6 children. Only 2 of them live with him, and they are both students. He is supporting a nephew. He lives in company housing.

He says that with this loan, he plans to acquire nails, rods, cement blocks, metal sheets, and cement, to continue building his house.

He has come for the 4th time. With previous loans, he invested in the same project. He dreams of completing construction on his house and growing his business raising chickens.