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Pradeep is engaged in the activity of decorating and making tent houses for events like marriages and for other Hindu rituals. He has tents, a few musical instruments and speakers with him, which he installs wherever the events are performed. He has five years of experience in this activity.

Pradeep lives with his parents, elder brother and his younger sister. He is a 29-year-old differently-able person living in a small village in Odisha, India.

Pradeep has requested a loan of 40,000 Indian rupees to purchase new upgraded musical instruments, chairs and tables, and decorative items for his business. His dream is to see his sister get married into a good family and to save some money for his future.

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Important note about this loan

Due 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.

About India

  • $4,000
    Average annual income
  • 30
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    India Loans Fundraising
  • $6,748,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 52.8
    India Rupees (INR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Pradeep to pay for purchasing a new upgraded music system, chairs and tables, and decorative items for his event managing service.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
43 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Oct 9, 2012
Oct 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 16, 2016