Maa Santoshi Group
At present she is doing a milk business in her locality. She has a cow. Her husband is also supporting her in taking care of the cow and marketing the milk. She is a very active lady who wants some extra income with her own efforts. Her family income is about Rs.6,000 per month, which is not sufficient to maintain her family.
It is the first time the group will avail a loan from MSF. From the loan she will purchase a Jersey cow.
Of the other three members of the group, two, named Jayanti and Panala, want a loan for a milk business, and Rukuna wants a loan for a grocery shop.
More information about this loan
Mahashakti Foundation focuses its work in some of the most underdeveloped districts in Odisha, characterized by poor infrastructure and high levels of poverty. By supporting this loan, you are enabling access to finance for women living in some of India's poorest and most remote areas.
Important note about this loanDue 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 Mahashakti Foundation
Mahashakti Foundation is a public charitable trust that provides microfinance and development services in the low-income state of Odisha. Operating in the poorest region of India, the organization strives to serve rural communities, tribal groups and others living on less than USD$1 a day. In addition to microcredit, it also provides micro-savings and micro-insurance products, as well as business development, health, water and sanitation, and food security services.
This is a Group Loan
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