Sushant Kumar is a 26-year-old differently abled person living with his parents in a small village of Nayagarh district in Odisha, India. He owns and manages a small variety store where he sells biscuits, hair oil, mosquito repellents, deodorant, talc, wafers, etc.
Sushant Kumar wants to enhance his business by adding more stock of what he sells; also a few more new varieties of products like electric bulbs, soda, chocolates, pickles, toothbrushes, etc., for which he has applied for a loan of 25,000 INR. He says that doing so will increase his monthly income and his family's economic status.
Sushant Kumar has a dream to give a quality life to his parents and save some money for his future.
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.