through our kiva fund “vestiumbyem” we reinvest profit from our wedding business to fund loans to business owners in third world countries. scroll down to see what loan your wedding may have helped fund!
to date, our grooms have funded over $2000 worth of loans to business owners across the globe
Funded by em groom Christian bahl
Maria Fautina - Nicaragua
For the past three years, María has earned her income in the business of selling second-hand clothes. She does this work independently and it’s made her an ambitious woman. With her income she’s been improving her lifestyle and she’s continued to build up her stock.María has turned to MiCrédito for a Kiva loan to buy leggings, tracksuits, shorts, shirts and trousers wholesale. With this investment she’ll be able to have a higher income. In the future, María wants to carry out some home improvements.
funded by em groom Edwin
Marcos alberto - Paraguay
Marcos Alberto is from the city of Villarrica. He is 38 years old and is married to Maria and they have one son.
He is hardworking and does not give up despite difficulties. He looks for ways to give his family everything he did not have so they do not have to go without anything they need.
He owns his own embroidery business making this a perfect fit for our Vestium Fund.
He is requesting this loan to repair his sewing machine, which will allow him to continue his work as he has been.
Eduardo Francisco is 28 years old and has 3 children. He is a hardworking man who seeks a way to earn his resources and thereby give his family what they need. He works selling clothing. His form of sales is door to door, at his house, and through social networks. He sells on credit and collects every 8 days. In this way, he is managing to earn what is necessary to give his family a decent life. This loan is to buy pants, t-shirts, blouses, dresses, children's clothing, and other clothes.
Darwin is a 29-year-old young man, very hardworking and responsible. He lives with his parents in the city of Ibarra.
For two years, Darwin has worked part time at an ice cream shop, but for one year he has worked selling bales of clothing. He brings in this clothing in large quantities and sells them retail to his customers.
Darwin requested a loan to buy more clothing for resale.
Jose Mauricio is very hardworking and a model person, devoted to his home and his business. He lives with his family & works selling all types of men's clothing. He also sells shoes. He has very good customers.
Mauricio requested a loan to grow his business & is grateful for the support he has received.
Leonardo is a hardworking person. Thanks to his daily efforts, he is able to support his family. Some time ago, he started his business of selling clothes. With great effort, he overcame many problems that he encountered. He lives in the town of Monteria.
Khady is a courageous trader. She sells fabric for men and women. She has been doing this activity for more than five years by buying fabric in Dakar and re-selling it in her neighborhood. This trading activity allows her to cover her needs and her children's schooling.