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Mohan Maiya
Mrs. Mohan Maiya R. lives in Tangal, located in Lalitpur district, an area where most people are engaged in small business. Mohan has two sons, one currently studying in grade 12 and the other passing his SLC (School Leaving Certificate) exam this year.



Both she and her husband operate a small restaurant, a business they started nine years ago. They sell a variety of items, including tea, coffee and Newari food for which there is a high demand. Now Mohan is requesting a loan of Rs 30,000 loan to both expand her business and purchase necessary food materials.

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About BPW Patan

This loan was administered by Kiva's Field Partner, Patan Business and Professional Women. BPW Patan became Kiva's first Field Partner in Nepal in 2007. BPW Patan operates throughout the Kathmandu Valley, offering microcredit, business training, and literacy classes to low-income women in both urban and rural areas. BPW Patan uses a group lending methodology, which not only allows women without collateral to access finance, but also provides members with a valuable support system. In addition to providing economic opportunities to its clients, BPW Patan seeks to empower Nepali women within their homes and communities. For more information about BPW Patan, visit the BPW Patan Partner Page and keep an eye out for new loans and borrower updates. Also, please consider joining the BPW Patan Lending Team to show your support.

About Nepal

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 0
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  • $471,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 78.0
    Nepal Rupees (NPR) = $1 USD