A loan of $375 helped to buy bamboo in bulk for making bamboo baskets.

Kahnu Charan's story

Kahnu Charan is aged forty-two and expert in bamboo works. He is married with five children, two of whom are still in school. Unfortunately his right leg was damaged in an accident. For this reason he cannot do work that involves a lot of physical strain.

Kahnu Charan has been engaged in bamboo work for the last thirty years. He makes different bamboo items like baskets to hold articles to be offered to god, which is used in the Jagannath Temple of Puri in eastern Odisha, and decorative items for household purpose.

Kahnu Charan has requested a loan of 20,000 Indian Rupees (INR) from People's Forum to buy bamboo in bulk which will help to produce more finished products. He says the profit of his business will help to strengthen his financial status. He can fulfill the necessities of his children's education.

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