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Filipe N. is 46 years old. He is married and has 4 sons -- the 20-year-old and the 18-year-old are on the 10th grade; the second youngest is 10 years old and he is on the 5th grade; the youngest one is 8 years old and he is on the 2nd grade. Filipe lives with his wife and sons and does not support anybody else.
Filipe is from the Matutine district, located in the province of Maputo. He fled the district due to a civil war to the neighboring South Africa where he lived for 5 years. He, later, obtained a work contract back in the city of Maputo. Subsequently, he was transferred to Boane, district of the same province, and had his family relocated there as well. So, he left his residence in the city of Maputo and, at this time, he lives with his family in his own house in Boane.
Filipe works as a human resources supervisor working between 7:00am and 4:00pm, from Monday through Friday. His salary is 3915,00mt and he is able to save 1600,00mt.
This will be his third loan from Hluvuku which will be used to purchase construction material. His future plans is to improve his residence and rent it out after wards.

Translated from Portuguese by Bertolt Cantalice, Kiva Volunteer

Filipe N. tem 46 anos de idade, casado maritalmente e pai de 4 filhos com idade entre 20 anos o primeiro que estuda na 10ªClasse e segundo com 18 anos também na 10ªClasse, o terceiro com 10 ano e estuda 5ªClasse, o quarto com 8 anos e estuda na 2ªClasse, vive com a sua esposa e seus filhos e não sustenta ninguém mais.

Filipe é natural do Distrito de Matutuine Provincia do Maputo, abandonou o distrito devido a Guerra civil e tinha se refugiado na Africa do sul pais visinho onde viveu 5 anos, e quando regressa foi parar na cidade de maputo, onde consegue um contrato de trabalho e por sua vez foi transferido para Boane distrito da mesma provincia e assim mais tarde foi buscar a familia para morar com ela. Assim deixou a residencia na cidade de maputo e neste momento tem outra sua própria residencia em Boane onde mora com a familia.

Filipe trabalha como chefe dos recursos humanos e tem um horario das 7:00h até 16:00h da segunda a sexta feira. Tem um salário de 3915,00mt e consegue poupar mensalmente 1600,00mt.

Este é o terceiro empréstimo na Hluvuku qual pretende comprar material de construção. Tem com planos futuros reabilitar a residencia da cidade e posteriormente a rendar.

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  • $1,200
    Average annual income
  • 34
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  • $3,101,775
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Filipe to buy materials to build a house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 22, 2008
Jul 6, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2009