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Jogeswar is a 26-year-old physically-challenged person living with his father, wife and a son (age 6 months). He has been engaged in the activity of sheep farming for the past six years. He purchases lambs from the market and sells them when they grow up. Presently he has 20 sheep in his farm house.

Jogeswar wants to purchase 20 more sheep for his farm house, make his farm house bigger, and increase his monthly income. He wants to reduce the gap between the demand for sheep from his customers and the supply of sheep from his farm house to the market to satisfy his customers.

Jogeswar has requested a loan of 30,000 Indian rupees to purchase more lambs. He has a dream of giving his family a better standard of living and saving some money for his family’s future.

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Important note about this loan

Due to Indian government regulations, if you fund this loan, you will not be repaid for at least 3 years. This borrower will likely repay your loan much sooner than that, in which case, the Field Partner may re-loan your funds to help other local borrowers. We want you to be aware of this minimum 3-year waiting period and the associated risks before making a loan to Indian borrowers on Kiva. Learn More >

About People's Forum

People’s Forum is a development organization based in Odisha, India that provides affordable loan products and support services to women. The organization distinguishes itself by reaching out to particularly marginalized groups, including leprosy-affected families, widows, single mothers, and disabled persons. People’s Forum will harness Kiva’s flexible, zero-interest capital to serve even more borrowers in one of the poorest regions of India.

About India

  • $4,000
    Average annual income
  • 123
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    India Loans Fundraising
  • $5,421,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 55.5
    India Rupees (INR) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $550 helped Jogeswar to pay for purchasing 20 lambs for his sheep farm.
0% repaid
Repayment Term
43 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Aug 31, 2012
Sep 8, 2012
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