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Narendra runs a vegetable cum grocery shop in a small village, Balipatna, of Odisha, India. He sells potatoes, onions, tomatoes, and other green vegetables, and grocery items like rice, wheat, lentils, spices, edible oil, etc. He has 5 years of experience in this activity and earns 2,500 INR per month from his business.

Narendra is a 30-year-old 'differently able' person, living with his parents and his elder brother. He has requested a loan amount of 25,000 INR for making a showcase in his shop so that he can properly display the stock in his shop and for purchasing more stock of the grocery items that he sells.

He wants to support his father and brother financially and save some money for a secure future.

Additional Information

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
  • 132
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    India Loans Fundraising
  • $5,414,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 52.8
    India Rupees (INR) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $475 helped Narendra to pay for purchasing rice, wheat, lentils, spices, edible oil, etc. and for making a showcase for his grocery shop.
0% repaid
Repayment Term
43 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Oct 10, 2012
Oct 22, 2012
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