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Shushanta Ku
Shushanta ku is a 24-year-old differently-abled person living with his parents, wife and a son in Odisha, India.

Shushanta ku is a very hardworking and responsible man. He has taken on all the burdens and responsibilities of his family. He is engaged in the activity of making paper plates and paper bowls, which he sells in the market in his village or supplies directly to the dealers of paper products.

He has a plan to expand his business by purchasing a new and automatic machine for making paper products, so that he can increase his production. He has requested a loan of 25,000 Indian Rupees (INR).

He wants to increase his monthly income and save some money for his child's 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
  • 76
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    India Loans Fundraising
  • $4,835,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 54.9
    India Rupees (INR) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $475 helped Shushanta Ku to buy a new automated machine for making paper bowls and plates.
0% repaid
Repayment Term
43 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 24, 2012
Listed
Dec 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible