Saraswati Mission Shakti Shg Group
All of the members work at rural activities such as raising farmyard animals, vegetable cultivation, etc. Urmila, the lady standing with her hand raised, is president of this group. Urmila is 39 years old and married with three children. She lives with her husband and children. Currently, she has 15 goats. She is requesting this loan to buy balanced feed to continue raising her animals. She hopes to continue fighting for her family and to improve their lifestyle.
All the group members are very excited and very grateful to Kiva's lenders for this kind of help and support.
More information about this loan
People's Forum 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 borrowers 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 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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