Month: May 2017

António João Manuel
Maker Space

Name: António João Manuel

Age: 22 years old

How long have you worked in the Soap Factory and what do you like the most?

I have worked at the Soap Factory for 3 months. I like the work that I do.

The factory has several spaces, which one you like the most and why?

I like the Makerspace the most.

What would be the trip of your dreams?

The trip of my dreams is to go to America

Favorite dish?

My favorite dish is rice and beans.

If you could choose anyone as a mentor, who would it be?

The mentor I would choose is my colleague Pascoal António Sabino

Best escape from day-to-day stress?                                                                             

My refuge from day-to-day stress is being at home.

What do you say to yourself when facing challenges at work?                                

When faced with the challenges encountered at work, I tell myself it is worth it because it will enble me to learn more.

What has changed in the community with opening of the factory?

It has given young people opportunities, employment and training.

Kubindama Júnior Mussungo
Maker Space

Name: Kubindama Junior Mussungo

Age: 21 years old

How long have you worked in the Soap Factory and what do you like the most?

I have worked at the Soap Factory for 7 months. I like my job the most.

The factory has several spaces, which one you like the most and why?

I like the Makerspace the most.

What would be the trip of your dreams?

The trip of my dreams is to go to Amercia.

Favorite dish?

I like everything a little.

If you could choose anyone as a mentor, who would it be?

The mentor I would choose  is Mr. Gaspar do Nascimento

Best escape from day-to-day stress?

My refuge from day-to-day stress is being at home.

What do you say to yourself when facing challenges at work?                                

To face the challenges I get up and say, let’s go because the road is the way.

What has changed in the community with opening of the factory?

The Soap Factory has opened up the eyes of the community and improved basic sanitation.

Pascoal António Sabino
Maker Space

Name: Pascoal António Sabino

Age: 27 years old

How long have you worked in the Soap Factory and what do you like the most?

I have worked at Fábrica de Sabão for 1 year. I like the harmonious work environment the most.

The factory has several spaces, which one you like the most and why?

Out of all the spaces, I like the Makerspace the most.

What would be the trip of your dreams?

The trip of my dreams is to go to Canada

Favorite dish?

I like everything a little.

If you could choose anyone as a mentor, who would it be?

The mentor I would choose is my mother.

Best escape from day-to-day stress

My day-to-day haven is the English Centre.

What do you say to yourself when facing challenges at work?                                

Faced with the challenges found in the work, I tell myself that which has no life cannot create difficulties for those who have.

What has changed in the community with opening of the factory?

The juvenile delinquency rate has been lowered.

 

David Francisco Manuel
Maker Space

Name: David Francisco Manuel

Age: 28 years old

How long have you worked in the Soap Factory and what do you like the most?

I have worked at Fábrica de Sabão for 1 year and 6 months, I like the factory projects the most.

The factory has several spaces, which one you like the most and why?

I like all the spaces in the Factory.

What would be the trip of your dreams?

The trip of my dreams is to go to America.

Favorite dish?

My favorite dish is funje.

If you could choose anyone as a mentor, who would it be?

I would choose the Mr. Francisco Manuel Nhanga.

Best escape from day-to-day stress?

I seek refuge at home.

What do you say to yourself when facing challenges at work?                                

When faced with challenges I tell myself to keep my head up and continue to work.

What has changed in the community with opening of the factory?

The creation of employment and employment opportunities for young people. All this was only possible because of the opening of the Soap Factory

Joaquim Tchimonda Muécala
Maker Space

Name: Joaquim Tchimonda Muecala

Age: 36 years old

How long have you worked in the Soap Factory and what do you like the most?

I have worked at Fábrica de Sabão for 8 months. I like interacting with my colleagues the most.

The factory has several spaces, which one you like the most and why?

The space I like most in the Factory is the Makerspace.

What would be the trip of your dreams?

The trip of my dreams is to go to America.

Favorite dish?

My favorite dish is funje.

If you could choose anyone as a mentor, who would it be?

The mentor I would choose is the Brazilian actor: Lima Duarte.

Best escape from day-to-day stress?

I seek refuge at home.

What do you say to yourself when facing challenges at work?                                

When faced with challenges at work I tell myself that they are good because they help us grow.

What has changed in the community with opening of the factory?

The Factory has created job opportunities for the youth through training.

Sebastião João Francisco Alferes
Maker Space

Name: Sebastião João Francisco Alferes

Age: 35 years old

How long have you worked in the Soap Factory and what do you like the most?

I have worked at the Soap Factory for 2 years, and what I like best is soldering

The factory has several spaces, which one you like the most and why?

The space I like most in the Factory is the Kamba Space because it was made by me with a lot of love and affection.

What would be the trip of your dreams?

The trip of my dreams is to go to South Africa.

Favorite dish?

My favorite dish is funje.

If you could choose anyone as a mentor, who would it be?

The mentor I would choose is my father.

Best escape from day-to-day stress?

I seek refuge at home.

What do you say to yourself when facing challenges at work?                                

When faced with the challenges of everyday life, I tell myself that I must work with more commitment and dedication to do something that enchants others.

What has changed in the community with opening of the factory?

With the opening of the Factory, violence has been greatly reduced and young people have committed to training here in  the Factory.

 

Manuel Albano Mohongo
Maker Space

Name: Manuel Albano Mohongo

Age: 27 years old

How long have you worked in the Soap Factory and what do you like the most?

I have worked at the Soap Factory for 6 months, and what I like best is soldering.

The factory has several spaces, which one you like the most and why?

Amongst these spaces I like the Makerspace the most because it allows us to be creative.

What would be the trip of your dreams?

The trip of my dreams is to go to Germany.

Favorite dish?

I like everything a little.

If you could choose anyone as a mentor, who would it be?

I would choose Dona Manuela.

Best escape from day-to-day stress?

I seek refuge at home.

What do you say to yourself when facing challenges at work?                                

When facing challenges, I tell myself to be calm and face the challenges.

What has changed in the community with opening of the factory?

The Factory has provided opportunities and created jobs for young people.

Nataniel Júnior
Kamba

 

Name: Nataniel Junior

Age: 33 years old

How long have you worked in the Soap Factory and what do you like the most?

I have worked at the Soap Factory for 6 months. I like my work the most.

The factory has several spaces, which one you like the most and why?

The space I like most at the Soap Factory is the Kamba Space.

What would be the trip of your dreams?

The trip of my dreams is to go to Russia.

Favorite dish?

My favorite dish is funje with calulo.

If you could choose anyone as a mentor, who would it be?

The mentor I would choose is the actor: Arnold Schwarzenegger

Best escape from day-to-day stress?

My day-to-day haven is the gym

What do you say to yourself when facing challenges at work?

When faced with the challenges at work I tell myself to remain calm because challenges help us to grow, learn and develop.

What has changed in the community with opening of the factory?

The factory has given young people more opportunities through job creation and training.

 

Mateus Brás Conde
Kamba

Name: Mateus Brás Conde

Age: 25 years old

How long have you worked in the Soap Factory and what do you like the most?

I have worked at Fábrica de Sabão for 1 year and what I like most are the projects.

The factory has several spaces, which one you like the most and why?

The space I like most at the Soap Factory is the Makerspace.

What would be the trip of your dreams?

The journey of my dreams is to return to my village and remodel it in order to give all the inhabitants a new way of life.

Favorite dish?

My favorite dish is kizaca with bean.

If you could choose anyone as a mentor, who would it be?

The mentor I would choose is my colleague Sorge Tgikote.

Best escape from day-to-day stress?

My refuge from everyday life is to be with friends and to play football.

What do you say to yourself when facing challenges at work?

When faced with the challenges encountered at work, I tell myself to be calm, because challenges help us grow.

Josefa Luciano
Maker Mulher

Name:  Josefa Luciano

Age: 23 years old

How long have you worked in the Soap Factory and what do you like the most?

I have worked at the Soap Factory for 1 year. I like to make jewelry.

The factory has several spaces, which one you like the most and why?

The spaces I like most at Fábrica de Sabão are the Makerspace and Juice Bar.

What would be the trip of your dreams?

The trip of my dreams is to go to Brazil.

Favorite dish?

I like everything a little

If you could choose anyone as a mentor, who would it be?

The mentor I would choose is the singer: Beyoncé

Best escape from day-to-day stress?

My best escape from day-to-day stress is church.

What do you say to yourself when facing challenges at work?

When faced with challenges at work, I tell myself that everything will work out.

What has changed in the community with opening of the factory?

With the opening of the Soap Factory, a lot things changed here in the community. Young people have more opportunities and it has greatly reduced the level of juvenile delinquency.