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Satrughan is a 26-year-old differently able man living with his parents and a younger brother. He is the only person earning an income in his family. He owns and manages a variety store from which he earns 4,000 INR per month. He sells betel, biscuits, toffees, wafers, tobacco sachets, face cream, talcum powder, soft drinks and hair oil in his variety store.

He has a plan to make his shop bigger, add some more items like wheat flour, rice, spices, lentils etc. and renovate his shop. He says that by adding these items to his shop his monthly income will increase and he can make his family live a better and happier life.

He has requested a loan of 30,000 INR for purchasing more of the items he sells,and the above-mentioned products.

He has a dream of making his parents live a happy life and building a house for them.

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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
  • 90
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    India Loans Fundraising
  • $6,748,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 54.9
    India Rupees (INR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Satrughan to purchase wheat flour, rice, spices, lentils etc. and renovate his shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
43 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Nov 14, 2012
Nov 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 23, 2016