Fundação Petrobras de Seguridade Social (Petros) is a company specialized in social security. This entity manages plans from different sponsors and founders in Brazil. One of it's functions is to manage and execute benefits plans of companies or entities and also to promote the social welfare of the participants, specially in all matters related to social security. Loans and mortgage financing are among it's products and services. Currently, it has 40 sponsors paying around 50,000 monthly benefits. Sponsors are legal persons who signs the membership agreement to specifics objectives from the benefit plan offered by Petros. It was founded by Petrobras in 1970.