Samaritan Group (C)
In order to supplement the income of the family, she raises cattle, milks a cow and sells the milk. She sells in the neighboring villages and door to door. She earns a few thousand from her business. She wants to give her children a good education but due to poverty, she cannot give them the best education. Sometimes, she cannot afford to buy the textbooks and notebooks.
She wants to take an education loan from KIVA so that she can buy the study materials and pay the other necessary educational expenses for the whole session. She hopes her burden will diminish immensely and she will enlighten her kid’s life for the future. She thanks KIVA in particular and WSDS in general for providing the educational loan.
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This loan is part of WSDS's education program, designed to finance school expenses such as tution, books, stationary, transportation and fees for students from poor and low income families. Funds can be used for partial or complete payment of school expenses. By supporting this loan, you're enabling access to education for students with limited options.
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 >
WSDS-Initiate is an inclusive nonprofit that works with women across all tribes and minority communities in Manipur, located in the remote northeast region of India. Most organizations concentrate their work in the plains region of Manipur, but WSDS is among the very few organizations serving women in the isolated hills. Political unrest and frequent economic blockades in the area make it very difficult to provide services, resulting in Manipur having the lowest penetration of financial services in the country.
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