A loan helped a member to buy assorted fabrics.

Maresias I Group's story

The group leader is Ivanildo. He is the last one in the photo, wearing a black shirt. He is married and has a daughter. They live in a small house that some relatives are letting them use. From a very young age, he has worked as an upholsterer. Over time, he gained knowledge and experience, and he managed to start his own upholstery business. He reupholsters sofas, and makes sofas and rugs. He is very well known in the region for his impeccable work and he has many customers. He dreams of being able to expand and serve his customers even better. The loan will be for buying assorted fabrics.

Maresias I group is made up of four members who rely on their businesses to support their families. They thank their investors, as the loan helps them to improve their businesses and standard of living.

In this group: Ivanildo , Leandro , Ricardo , Rodrigo

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Translated from Portuguese by Kiva volunteer Laura Kanost.

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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