A loan of $525 helped to continue the work on his house, buying construction materials such as cement and sand.


Jose's story

José is 25 years old and was born in the district of Namaacha, in the province of Maputo in southern Mozambique. He is married and has a two-year-old daughter.
For the past two years he has owned a shipyard, and he has used his earnings there to start building a house for himself and his family. He will use this loan to continue the work on his house, buying construction materials such as cement and sand. This is his first home construction loan from Hluvuku.
He hopes to finish the whole house, because at the moment he is living in a single completed room of the house.

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Translated from Portuguese by Kiva volunteer Andrea Rosenberg


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