A loan of $375 helped to purchase construction materials such as cement and sand.

Rufina's story

Rufina was born in the province of Inhambane. She is 39 years old and completed school through the 7th grade. She is a single mother of 3 children. She owns the home where she lives and does not support anyone else.

She has been an employee of the Xisaka Hotel for more than 5 years. She works as an assistant in shifts, either in the morning from 6am to 2pm or in the afternoon from 3pm to 10pm. She receives a salary which she uses for household expenses and her construction project. In addition to her job she has a stand in her home where she sells basic goods. She does not have any employees although her sons helps her out.

This is her second loan with Hluvuku, in the amount of 10.000.00mt, which she will use to purchase construction materials such as cement and sand to finish the exterior walls of her home. The previous loan was for 5.000.00mt, which she used for her business. She plans to make her payments successfully to have access to future loans.

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Translated from Portuguese by Kiva volunteer Michele Magrino

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