Pradeep is engaged in the activity of decorating and making tent houses for events like marriages and for other Hindu rituals. He has tents, a few musical instruments and speakers with him, which he installs wherever the events are performed. He has five years of experience in this activity.
Pradeep lives with his parents, elder brother and his younger sister. He is a 29-year-old differently-able person living in a small village in Odisha, India.
Pradeep has requested a loan of 40,000 Indian rupees to purchase new upgraded musical instruments, chairs and tables, and decorative items for his business. His dream is to see his sister get married into a good family and to save some money for his future.
Important note about this loan
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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.