A loan helped a member to buy threads, needles, and fabrics; to make repairs to her machines; and to expand her shop by making a small renovation to serve new customers.


Das Vitoriosas Group's story

In Das Vitoriosas Group, the leader is the client Sineide. She works as a seamstress and makes repairs and sews clothes for her clients. She has had a small shop in the community of São Mateus in São Paulo for 3 years and pays rent. She is separated and lives with her only child.

Sineide is very organized with her finances, and the entire loan will be well invested in her shop. She will buy needles and fabrics and also make repairs to her machines. She has ambition to expand the store and intends to make a small renovation to serve new customers.

Maria Gorete sells clothes and costume jewelery from door to door; Maria works with confectionery, selling candies and cakes for parties; and Suzi has a small shop selling clothes. The group has much harmony between them, and it is with this same harmony that they take care of their customers and thank Kiva lenders for their support.

In this group: Maria Gorete , Maria , Sineide, Suzi

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Translated from Portuguese by Kiva volunteer Christine Bruggemann.


This loan is special because:

This is one of few affordable credit options for low-income borrowers in São Paulo, Brazil.



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