Month: May 2017

Domingas Manuel
Maker Mulher

Name: Domingas Manuel

Age: 19 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 making rugs the most.

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

The space that I like most at the Factory is the Makerspace and the 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 being at home.

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

Faced with the challenges I encounter at work, I tell myself to have patience and that everything will go well.

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

With the opening of the Soap Factory, the community has changed a lot, for example, the crime rate has been lowered in the neighbourhood.

Esperança Francisco Kissanga
Juice Bar Team

Name: Esperança Francisco Kissanga

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 4 months, I like making juice the most

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

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

What would be the trip of your dreams?

The trip of my dreams is to go to Brazil.

Favorite dish?

My favorite dish is bean stew

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?

Faced with the challenges I encounter at work I tell myself to have patience and that everything will go well.

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

With the opening of the Soap Factory, the community has changed a lot, for example, the crime rate has been lowered in the neighbourhood.

Flaviana M. Mundanga
Juice Bar Team

Name: Flaviana M. Mundanga

Age: 20 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 4 months, the space that I like the most is the Juice Bar.

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

The space that I like at the Factory is the Juice Bar and Makerspace.

What would be the trip of your dreams?

The trip of my dreams is to go to France.

Favorite dish?

My favorite dish is bean stew.

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

The mentor I would choose is Dina Simão.

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?

Faced with the challenges I encounter at work, I tell myself to have patience and that everything will go well.

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

With the opening of the Factory, a lot has changed within the community. The crime rate has been lowered in the neighborhood. Young people come to the factory for the free courses offered.

Augusta Betyha
Juice Bar Team

Name: Augusta Betyha

Age: 34 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 I like everything here

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

At the Soap Factory I like two spaces: the Juice Bar and Makerspace

What would be the trip of your dreams?

The trip of my dreams is to go to Dubai.

Favorite dish?

My favorite dish is rice with fish.

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

The mentor I would choose is Tchize dos Santos

Best escape from day-to-day stress?

My best escape from day-to-day stress is being at home.

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

Faced with the challenges encountered at work, I feel motivated to show that I can overcome them.

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

With the opening of the Soap Factory, a lot has changed in the community – juvenile delinquency has been lowered and and basic sanitation has improved a lot. Young people are already interested in the training offered here.