Contact us on: 7802 9594 or email HOUSE IN A BOX

House in a box is a concept that aims to provide every Swazi the opportunity to build and own a home. House in a box is a saving scheme, which provides three fixed building plans, including a bed sitter, one bedroom and two bedroom house. House in a box allows one to contribute a stipulated amount on a monthly basis, depending on the house plan of choice.

One of the advantages of such a scheme is that it helps you to buy what you only need. It helps you to avoid buying materials in excess thus preventing wastage and theft. Such a scheme will not stress you as a house developer as you can build your house at your own pace.


What’s included?

Three house plan options including a bedsitter, 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom house. A sale agreement contract between Hardware Solutions and the client will be provided and signed, after which the client will receive their house in box booklet which includes the following;

  • 3D drawing of the house being paid for
  • House drawings
  • Material list, listed according to the order of collection
  • Images of the items being paid for e.g. lights and floor tiles
  • House in a box information sheet

How much can you save per month under the House in a Box scheme?

House in a box is based around making contributions to save for your home. Fixed monthly payments on the 1st of each calendar month for 18 months upon date of signed agreement, then an escalation of 6% will apply annually. 

  • Bed Sitter: E 1 350.00 per month
  • 1 Bedroom: E 1 650.00 per month
  • 2 Bedroom: E 2 100.00 per month

Who’s eligible?

To be eligible to use House in a box you will need:

  • A copy of your Swazi ID
  • Be at least 18 years old and employed
  • Provide proof of income

The vetting process takes 14 working days and you will be informed on If or not you’re eligible for House in a box.

How does it work?

Everyone will have their own reference number. Updates on the progress of materials saved for will be provided on a 3 months basis.  A file will be kept for each individual and all payments made will be filed. When items are ready for collection at HS clients will be informed, worth noting is that House in a box excludes delivery.

Items will be broken down into small manageable stages. Once you have opened up an account, you begin planning and depositing for the foundation, then the structure, rooftop and electrical wiring plus fittings as illustrated in your specific house in a box.


Forms of payment

A dedicated account will be in place specifically for House in a box.  We have three acceptable forms of payment:

  • EFT/ debit order
  • MTN Mobile Mone
  • Cash at Hardware Solutions

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Save a block/ Kancanekancane yakha nawe

Kancanekancane yakha nawe is an NPC concept that aims at the lower income, who may not be able to save for house in a box. If you’re one of the people who thought that to build a house, you need to be rich, you need to open your eyes because people will soon be building their homes with our quality products at their own pace and financial capacity.   Yakhanawe is open to Swazi citizens and savings start from as little as E200.00. Should one have a house plan NPC provides calculations service for free, which will provide the accurate number of blocks to save for. The beauty of this scheme is that you get the blocks at the same price as the rate at which you opened your account. You do not have to worry about prices going up.

Hardware Solutions Savings Scheme

Hardware solutions also has a scheme which is open to everyone in Swaziland. All you have to do is open an account with Hardware Solutions, an agreement form will be filled in with all the clients’ details. With that account, clients will deposit small amounts of money for different building materials they need for the ongoing construction of their house.

A receipt will be given for each time a transaction takes place. Hardware Solutions has a variety of building materials which range from cement, iron bars, plumbing materials, electrical fittings, and sanitary ware, steel sinks for kitchen and fittings, hardwood doors, among others.