A loan of $3,350 helps a member to buy water, juice, and soft drinks.


R.p.i Group's story

The leader of this group is Divaldo, the third person shown in the photo. He is single and came to São Paulo in search of better living conditions. He started working as a bricklayer's assistant, living in a house provided by relatives. He is very hardworking and a fighter.

With a lot of work and effort, he was able to open a beverage sales business. With his business, he was able to acquire his own house, and he has the dream of having an even bigger business. The loan will be used for the purchase of water, juice, and soft drinks.

The group appreciates their lenders because the loan helps them to improve their business activities and quality of life.

In this group: Divaldo , Everton , Jefferson , Marcelo , Helder

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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.

Natalie R., Kiva staff

Natalie R.
Kiva staff



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