A loan of $2,275 helped expand his business by buying more products such as: rice, sodas and juices.


Nelson's story

Nelson was born in the Namaacha Province of Maputo, is 41 years old and the father of 5 children who are all in school. He is also responsible for his mother and his brothers who live in Maputo.

He has been a trader for more than 5 years and owns a commercial establishment. The money he makes is used for household expenses and to help his brothers. With this loan he plans to expand his business by buying more products such as: rice, sodas and juices. This is his 6th loan with Hluvuku.

In future he plans to expand his commercial establishments and to buy a truck to transport his merchandise.

His biggest challenge is to keep his business going so that he can pay back his loan.

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Translated from Portuguese by Kiva volunteer Ines Teles



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