A loan helped a member to buy perfume, lotions, and makeup.


Somos Aliança Group's story

Maria is the group's leader. She is the second one in the photograph. She is single and has one son who is already married and living in the same area.

She came from the northeast when she was still very young, in search of better living conditions. She started working as a cleaning person and selling cosmetics door to door. She is very driven and a fighter.

The loan will be to buy perfume, lotion, and makeup. The group thanks the investors for their support.

In this group: Ernestina, Ester, Maria, Julia, Maria Zeneida

Translated from Portuguese by Kiva volunteer Kristin Fisher.


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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