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Khemradj
Khemradj is 46 years and is a rice grower. He cultivated rice from an early age, and learned it from his parents. He was formerly financing his input through his paddy buyer, who was charging high interest rates and offering low prices. Since 2011, his input has being financed by Seva MFI and now he gets a better price for his rice. With the extra profits he has now bought a 2nd hand tractor. His goal is to generate more savings by expanding the cultivated area. He needs a new loan of SRD 7.500.

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This loan is part of Seva's effort to reach marginalized rice farmers who are excluded from Suriname's traditional banking system. This type of loan is designed to help agricultural entrepreneurs become self sustainable. This is especially important in Suriname, where microfinance is limited. These loans provide farmers with the opportunity to thrive in a country where rural and agricultural businesses are considered to be too risky for commercial loans.

About Seva Network Foundation

Stichting Seva Micro Finance Institute (Seva MFI) is an international organization that promotes entrepreneurship among poor and marginalized communities in developing countries. Seva MFI offers loans that enable farmers to purchase pesticides, fertilizer, farming tools and equipment to expand their farm plots and boost their incomes. In 2012, Seva MFI has disbursed over 650 loans to farmers in Suriname.

About Suriname

  • $16,700
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    Suriname Loans Fundraising
  • $604,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.3
    Suriname Dollars (SRD) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,300 helped Khemradj to purchase fertilizers and pesticides.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 4, 2013
Listed
Oct 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 24, 2014