A loan of $400 helped to buy construction materials, namely cement, sand and blocks.

Israel's story

Israel was born in Namaacha District. He is 29 years old and is married. He finished seventh grade but did not continue school because of financial problems. Israel has two children, ages five and nine; the eldest goes to school. He lives in his own house with his family and does not support anyone else.

Israel currently lives and works in Namaacha District. He has been a permanent employee at the water company for more than two years, earning 4,200 meticais per month. He uses the money for household expenses and his construction project.

He has never worked with other banks besides Hluvuku. This is his first loan, and he is asking for 10,000 meticais to buy construction materials, namely cement, sand, and blocks, to continue with his housing project. He is willing to pay off the loan ahead of time so he will be able to get other loans.

Translated from Portuguese by Kiva volunteer

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