Maa Chandi Thakurani Self Help Group
She has never been in a business before, but she is excited to start and contribute to the household needs. While she only finished primary education, she says, “I want a better future for my children, I want them to be highly educated and settled in a good way.”
She says thank you to People’s Forum and Kiva for helping her get this loan and helping her family improve their livelihoods.
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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.
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