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Subdra
Mrs. Subdra K. is a grocery shopkeeper in the village of Sainbu-Bhaishipati. She opened her shop to raise the living standard of her family. She sells different types of grocery goods such as rice, maize, and bitten rice. Her husband and daughters also help in her work. She is requesting a loan of 25000 NPR to buy more grocery goods for her shop.


Mrs. Subdra K. lives in a single family home with her husband and two daughters. Her husband, Mr. Ram Kumar K., works in a private office. Her older daughter is studying in grade 9, and her younger daughter is studying in grade 6. Mrs. Subdra K. uses her income to provide a better education for her daughters.

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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 is continuing to operate after the serious earthquake which took place in Nepal in April 2015. Given the difficult circumstances borrowers and partners face post-natural disasters, these loans may therefore carry additional risk. 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

  • $2,400
    Average annual income
  • 0
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  • $496,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 74.5
    Nepal Rupees (NPR) = $1 USD