Maa Mangala Self Help Group
In order to strengthen the business and respond to client demand, Sushama, along with seven other women from her village, formed a group that is Maa Mangla SHG and Sushama was elected president of this group. The lady sitting on the left-hand side in the photo is Sushama. Sushama, along with her group, has requested a loan amount of 160,000 INR to purchase fertilizers, pesticides, and seeds, and to cover operational costs. Sushama and her group believe it would be very helpful to cultivate more paddy so that they can earn more. She wants to give a better standard of living to her family.
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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.
This is a Group Loan
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